25 May 2020 10:35
The video will start in 8 Cancel Click to play Tap to play Sign up to FREE email alerts from Daily Star - Daily News Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email The late May bank holiday is finally here, and Brits can enjoy some much-needed rest before starting the new week. While some may want to spend the day relaxing, others may want to visit DIY stores to carry out some home renovations. The good new is that most DIY stores such as B&Q, Homebase and Wickes are open during the coronavirus lockdown. But because it's a bank holiday they will be changing their opening hours stores. That's why it's important to double-check opening times before heading out, so you aren't heading out unnecessarily.
Here are the bank holiday opening times for DIY stores. B&Q has reopened all of its 288 stores nationwide. Most B&Q stores will be open from 8am to 6pm on bank holiday Monday. However, this may vary from store to store. Before you head out, use the B&Q online store locator to check local opening times. While in-store you will have to follow strict social distancing measures. There are two metre floor markings throughout shops, as well as perspex screens at checkout. Homebase (Image: In Pictures via Getty Images) Home base will be keeping to its normal opening times today, Monday, May 25. That means that shops will be open from 9am to 6pm. But keep in mind that opening hours can vary from store to store. Double-check using the Homebase store locator before heading out. Wickes (Image: Getty Images) Wicked is open from 8am to 5pm today, which will give you plenty of time to shop for your DIY project. Check the Wickes online store locator for local variations. Some stores remained closed due to reduced staffing levels, so it's worth checking which Wickes branches are open too. At Wickes you must also keep a two metre distance from customers and staff. Full list of bank holidays 2020 • New Year's Day, Wednesday, January 1 • New Year's Holiday, Thursday, January 2 (Scotland only) • St Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17 (Northern Ireland only) • Good Friday, Friday, April 10 • Easter Monday, Monday, April 13 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland only) • Early May bank holiday, Friday, May 8 • Spring bank holiday, Monday, May 25 • Battle of the Boyne, Monday, July 13 (Northern Ireland only) • Summer bank holiday, Monday, August 3 (Scotland only) • Summer bank holiday, Monday, August 31 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland only) • St Andrew's Day, Monday, November 30 (Scotland only) Christmas Day, Friday, December 25 • Boxing Day, Monday, December 28