Pharmacy opening hours over Christmas and New Year

Rushmere Pharmacy on Woodbridge Road, Ipswich

Which pharmacies are open in Suffolk and north Essex over Christmas and New Year? - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Pharmacy opening hours will be altered over Christmas and New Year, so make sure you know when you can visit your local with our handy guide.

This year, opening hours will be altered on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, the extra bank holiday Monday and New Year's Day. Here is a full list of the Suffolk and north Essex chemists open over the next two weeks. 

Christmas Day

Aldeburgh: Aldeburgh Pharmacy, 125 High Street - 10am to 12pm.

Bury St Edmunds: Victoria Street Pharmacy, Victoria Street - 9am to 1pm.


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Chelmsford: Colecross Pharmacy, Wood Street - 10am to 1pm.

Clacton on Sea: North Road Pharmacy, 25 North Road - 10am to 3pm.

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Clare: The Pharmacy, 31 High Street - 9am to 11am.

Colchester: Queen Street Pharmacy, 12 Queen Street - 12pm to 4pm. 

Eye: Eye Pharmacy, 5 Broad Street -12.30pm to 2.30pm.

Felixstowe: Hado Pharmacy, 135 Hamilton Road - 10am to 1pm.

Frinton: M & M Pharmacy, 152 Connaught Avenue -  9am to 1pm.

Haverhill:

  • David Holland Pharmacy, Norton Road - 3pm to 5pm.
  • Haverhill Pharmacy, Christmas Maltings Surgery - 11am to 1pm.

Ipswich: Barbour Pharmacy, 119 Bramford Road - 2pm to 5pm.

Needham Market: Pharmacy, Barking Road - 10am to 12pm. 

Sudbury: Boots Pharmacy, 12-14 Market Hill - 12pm to 2pm. 

Boxing Day 

Aldeburgh: Aldeburgh Pharmacy, 125 High Street - 10am to 3pm.

Beccles: Boots Pharmacy, 5 New Market - 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Braintree: Boots, 7 George Yard, Sandpit Lane - 8am to 6pm.

Bury St Edmunds:

  • Asda, Western Way - 7am to 10pm.
  • Sainsbury’s, Bedingfeld Way - 10am-5pm.
  • Tesco, St Saviour’s Interchange - 6.30am to 10pm.
  •  Victoria Street Pharmacy, Victoria Street - 7am to 10pm.

Chelmsford:

  • Colecross Pharmacy, Wood Street -  9am to 1pm.
  • Tesco, 47-53 Springfield Road - 8am to 6pm.
  • Tesco, Princes Road - 6.30am- to 10pm.

Clacton on Sea: North Road Pharmacy, 25 North Road - 7am to 10pm.

Clare: The Pharmacy, 31 High Street - 9am to 12pm.

Colchester: Queen Street Pharmacy, 12 Queen Street - 8am to 7.30pm.

Eye: Eye Pharmacy, 5 Broad Street - 9am to 1pm.

Felixstowe:

  • Boots Pharmacy, 86 Hamilton Road - 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Boots Chemist, Orwell Road - 9am to 5.30pm.

Frinton:

  • Boots, 10 Connaught Avenue - 9am to 5.30pm.
  • M & M Pharmacy, 152 Connaught Avenue - 7am to 10pm. 

Hadleigh: Mill Pharmacy, Hadleigh Heath Centre, Market Place - 10am to 12pm.  

Halesworth: Boots, 26 Market Place - 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Halstead: Boots, 69-71 High Street - 8.30am to 6pm.

Haverhill:

  • David Holland Pharmacy, Norton Road - 9am to 12.30pm.
  • Lloyds at Sainsbury’s, Haycocks Road - 9am to 6pm.
  • Tesco, Cangle Road - 7am to 10pm.  

Ipswich:

  • Asda, Goddard Road - 9am to 6pm.
  • Barbour Pharmacy, 119 Bramford Road - 2pm to 5pm.
  • Morrisons, Sproughton Road - 9am to 4pm.
  • Sainsbury’s, Warren Heath, Felixstowe Road - 9am to 6pm.
  • Sainsbury's, Hadleigh Road - 7.30am to 10pm.
  • Tesco, Copdock, 42 London Road - 8am to 6pm.
  • Wellbeing, Chesterfield Drive - 8am to 1pm.  

Kesgrave: Tesco, Ropes Drive - 8am to 6pm.

Newmarket: Tesco, Fordham Road - 8am to 6pm. 

Stowmarket:

  • Asda, 8-9 Wilkes Way - 7am to 10pm.
  • Tesco, Cedars Link Road - 8am to 6pm.

Bank holiday Monday (December 28)

Aldeburgh: Aldeburgh Pharmacy, 125 High Street - 10am to 3pm.

Beccles: Boots Pharmacy, 5 New Market - 10am to 4pm. 

Braintree: Boots, 7 George Yard, Sandpit Lane - 10am to 4pm. 

Brightlingsea: Boots, 52 Victoria Place - 10am to 2pm. 

Bury St Edmunds:

  • Asda, Western Way - 9am to 6pm.
  • Boots Pharmacy, 11-13 Cornhill - 10.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Croasdales Chemist, The Cornhill - 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Sainsbury’s, Bedingfeld Way - 10am to 4pm.
  • Tesco, St Saviour’s Interchange - 9am to 1pm.

Chelmsford:

  • Boots, 43 High Chelmer - 8.30am to 6pm.
  • Boots, Chelmer Village Retail Park - 10.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 2 White Hart Lane - 10am to 4pm.
  • Morrisons, Copperfields Road - 10am to 4pm. 
  • Tesco, 47-53 Springfield Road - 9am to 1pm.
  • Tesco, Princes Road - 9am to 1pm.

Clacton on Sea:

  • Boots, 54-62 Pier Avenue - 10am to 4pm. 
  • Prescription 2 You Healthcare, 89-91 Pier Avenue - 10am to 2pm.

Colchester:

  • Asda, Petrolea Close - 9am to 6pm.
  • Boots, 2-4 West Parade, Plume Avenue - 10am to 3pm.
  • Boots 4-6 Lion Walk - 10am to 4pm
  • Tesco, Highwoods Square - 9am to 1pm.

Felixstowe:

  • Boots Pharmacy, 86 Hamilton Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Morrisons Pharmacy, Grange Farm Avenue - 10am to 4pm. 

Frinton: Boots, Connaught Avenue - 10am to 3pm. 

Great Notley: Tesco, The Square, Notley Green - 9am to 1pm.

Hadleigh: Mill Pharmacy, Hadleigh Heath Centre, Market Place - 10am to 12pm. 

Halstead: Boots, 69-71 High Street - 10am to 4pm.

Haverhill:

  • Boots Pharmacy, 15 High Street - 10am to 4pm.
  • Lloyds at Sainsbury’s, Haycocks Rd - 10am to 4pm.
  • Tesco, Cangle Road - 9am to 1pm.

Ipswich:

  • Asda, Goddard Road - 9am to 6pm.
  • Morrisons, Sproughton Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Sainsbury’s, Warren Heath, Felixstowe Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Sainsbury's, Hadleigh Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Tesco, Copdock, 42 London Road - 9am to 1pm. 

Kesgrave: Tesco, Ropes Drive - 9am to 1pm.

Manningtree: Boots, Station Road- 11am to 3pm.

Newmarket:

  • Boots, 82 High Street - 10am to 4pm.
  • Tesco, Fordham Road - 9am to 1pm.

Stanway, Colchester:

  • Boots, Fiveways, Peartree Road - 11am to 2pm.
  • Boots, Tollgate West - 10am to 11.59pm. 
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 1 Western Approach - 10am to 4pm.

Stowmarket:

  • Asda, 8-9 Wilkes Way - 9am to 6pm.
  • Tesco, Cedars Link Road - 9am to 1pm.

Sudbury:

  • Boots, 12-14 Market Hill - 10am to 4pm.
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, Sainsbury's, Cornard Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Tesco, Springlands Way - 9am to 1pm.

Woodbridge: Boots, 58 Thoroughfare - 10am to 4pm.

New Year's Day

Aldeburgh: Aldeburgh Pharmacy, 125 High Street - 10am to 3pm.

Beccles: Boots Pharmacy, 5 New Market - 10am to 4pm.

Braintree: Boots, 7 George Yard, Sandpit Lane- 10am to 4pm.

Bury St Edmunds:

  • Asda, Western Way- 10am to 5pm
  • Boots Pharmacy, 11-13 Cornhill - 10.30am to 6pm.
  • Sainsbury’s, Bedingfeld Way - 10am to 4pm.

Chelmsford:

  • Boots, Chelmer Village Retail Park - 10.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 2 White Hart Lane - 10am to 4pm
  • Morrisons, Copperfields Road - 10am to 4pm.

Clacton on Sea:

  • Boots, 54-62 Pier Avenue - 10am to 4pm.
  • Prescription 2 You Healthcare, 89-91 Pier Avenue - 10am to 2pm. 

Colchester:

  • Asda, Petrolea Close - 10am to 5pm.
  • Boots, 2-4 West Parade, Plume Avenue - 10am to 3pm.  

Felixstowe: Morrisons Pharmacy, Grange Farm Avenue - 10am to 4pm. 

Frinton: Boots, Connaught Avenue - 10am to 2pm.

Hadleigh: Mill Pharmacy, Hadleigh Heath Centre, Market Place - 10am to 12pm. 

Halstead: Boots, 69-71 High Street - 10am to 4pm. 

Harwich: Boots, 224-226 High Street - 10am to 4pm.

Haverhill: Lloyds at Sainsbury’s, Haycocks Road - 10am to 4pm.

Ipswich:

  • Asda, Goddard Road - 10am to 5pm. 
  • Morrisons, Sproughton Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Sainsbury’s, Warren Heath, Felixstowe Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Sainsbury's, Hadleigh Road - 10am to 4pm.

Manningtree: Boots, Station Road - 11am to 3pm.

Newmarket: Boots, 82 High Street - 10am to 4pm.

Stanway, Colchester:

  • Boots, Tollgate West - 10am to 11.59pm.
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 1 Western Approach - 10am to 4pm.

Stowmarket: Asda, 8-9 Wilkes Way - 10am to 5pm.

Sudbury:

  • Boots, 12-14 Market Hill - 10am to 4pm.
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, Sainsbury's, Cornard Road - 10am to 4pm.
  • Tesco, Springlands Way - 10am to 4pm.

Woodbridge: Boots, 58 Thoroughfare - 10am to 4pm. 

*Due to the current situation opening times may vary. Please visit the NHS website to check the availability of local pharmacies or alternatively call NHS 111.

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