When will large supermarkets be open over Christmas and New Year?

Tesco at Copdock, Ipswich. Cars outside the store

Tesco at Copdock. When will major stores be open over Christmas and New Year? - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown/Archant

If you need a supermarket for essential purchases over Christmas and New Year, what are the opening times in Suffolk and north Essex?

Here is your guide to when major stores around the area are currently planning to open. The list will be updated as more opening times are confirmed. 

SUFFOLK

IPSWICH

Aldi Donald Mackintosh Way


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December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

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Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Aldi, Meredith Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Aldi, Hines Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Asda, Bury Road

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Asda, Stoke Park

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA


The Lidl supermarket at Ravenswood in Ipswich

When will Lidl supermarkets be open in Suffolk and north Essex over the festive season? - Credit: Charlotte Bond/Archant

Lidl, Handford Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 8am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Lidl, Hening Avenue (Ravenswood)

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Marks & Spencer, Westgate Street

December 23: 7 am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Morrisons Sproughton Road

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Sainsbury’s, Hadleigh Road

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Sainsbury’s, Warren Heath

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Sainsbury’s, Upper Brook Street

December 23: 6am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco Extra Copdock

December 23: 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Waitrose, Futura Park

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

KESGRAVE

Tesco Metro

December 23: 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 5am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6.30am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 6.30am to 7pm

New Year's Day: Closed

MARTLESHAM

Aldi

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Marks & Spencer Simply Food

December 23: 6 am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 10am to 6pm

Tesco

December 23: 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

BURY ST EDMUNDS

Aldi, Newmarket Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Asda

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Marks & Spencer

December 23: 7 am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Sainsbury’s

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco

December 23:  24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Waitrose

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7.30am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7.30am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

FELIXSTOWE

Lidl, Langer Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Lidl, Haven Exchange

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Morrisons, Grange Farm Avenue

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

HADLEIGH

Morrisons

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

HAVERHILL

Aldi

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Sainsbury’s

December 23: 7am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7.30am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 11pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

LOWESTOFT

Asda

December 23: Open 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Lidl

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Morrisons, North Quay Retail Park

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Morrisons, Tower Road

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Marks & Spencer

December 23: 7 am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 10am to 4pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day:  Closed

Tesco superstore, Leisure Way

December 23: 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

NEWMARKET

Tesco Extra

December 23: 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Waitrose

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 5pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

SAXMUNDHAM

Tesco

December 23: 8am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 8am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 11am to 5pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Waitrose

December 23: 7am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

STOWMARKET

Asda

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

East of England Co-op - Combs

December 23: 7am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 9pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Day: 8am to 8pm

Lidl

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Tesco

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 11pm

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

SUDBURY

Aldi

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Sainsbury’s

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco

December 23: 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

WOODBRIDGE

East of England Co-op

December 23: 7am to 9pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 9pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday,  December 28: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Day: 8am to 8pm

NORTH ESSEX

BRAINTREE

Lidl

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Marks & Spencer Simply Food, Braintree Retail Park

December 23: 6 am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 10am to 6pm

Sainsbury’s

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco, town centre

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Tesco, Marks Farm

December 23: 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

CLACTON

Aldi

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Asda

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Lidl, Brook Park West

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 8am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Morrisons, Waterglade Retail Park

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Morrisons, Little Clacton

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Sainsbury’s

December 23: 6am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco Superstore, Brook Retail Park

December 23: 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

COLCHESTER

Aldi Magdalen Street

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Aldi London Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Aldi Cowdray Avenue

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Asda

December 23: Open 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Lidl Abbots Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 8am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Lidl, Gosbecks Road

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Marks & Spencer

December 23: 7 am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8.30am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Sainsbury’s, Priory Walk

December 23: 6am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Sainsbury’s, Stanway

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 10am to 5pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 7pm

Tesco Extra Highwoods

December 23: 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Tesco Hythe

December 23: 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 12am

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Waitrose

December 23: 8am to 10pm

Christmas Eve: 8am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

FRINTON-ON-SEA

East of England Co-op, Rochford Way

December 23: 6am to 8am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 8pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 6am to 8pm

New Year's Day: 8am to 8pm

HARWICH

Asda

December 23: 6am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Morrisons

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

MANNINGTREE

East of England Co-op

December 23: 7am to 9pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 9pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 9pm

New Year's Day: 8am to 8pm

WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE

Aldi

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Marks & Spencer

December 23: 6 am to 12pm

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: 9am to 6pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 10am to 6pm

WITHAM

Aldi

December 23: 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday, December 28: 8am to 8pm

New Year's Eve: 8am to 6pm

New Year's Day: Closed

Asda

December 23: 6am to 11pm

Christmas Eve: 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Holiday Monday: TBA

New Year's Eve: TBA

New Year's Day: TBA

Morrisons

December 23: 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve: 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 7am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 7am to 6pm

New Year's Day: 9am to 6pm

Tesco

December 23: 24 hours

Christmas Eve: 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: 9am to 6pm

Holiday Monday, December 28: 6am to 10pm

New Year's Eve: 6am to 7pm

New Year's Day: 10am to 4pm

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