Shopping information

Non-essential retail

All non-essential retail is closed from 5 January. Visit GOV.UK for full details of the closures.

Supermarket opening hours

A number of supermarkets have set up dedicated shopping times for vulnerable and elderly customers and NHS staff. Many also have measures in place to support social distancing.


Sunday, 9.30-10am – Emergency Services staff only.

Acorn Retail Park store


First opening hour (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) - NHS Staff only.

Pegler Way store 


First opening hour– vulnerable and elderly people.
Final opening hour – NHS staff only.

Marks and Spencer

First opening hour – vulnerable, elderly customers and NHS staff only


Monday-Saturday, 7.30-8am – NHS staff only.
First opening hour (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) – vulnerable and elderly customers.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-10am – vulnerable and elderly customers.

Sunday, 9-10am – NHS staff only. 

Independent shops

Tilgate Bakery

Home delivery service. Visit or call 01293 525784 or 07864 705830.

Strong Flavours

Online grocery shopping, order by 6pm the day before to receive next day delivery. Visit or call 01293 514624 or 07834 949823.

Parsley Box

Ready meals delivery service. Call 0800 612 7225.

Tulleys Farm

Tulley's Farm are operating a drive-through shopping service.