Oxford Street Bank holiday opening and closing times – West End London

Oxford Street, London West End

Oxford Street, London West End

Many of the hundreds of shops on Oxford Street in London’s West End alter their opening and closing hours on bank holidays.

Shops on Oxford Street include: Selfridges, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, House of Fraser, HMV, New Look, Schuh, Topshop, Primark, Zara, Gap, and Niketown London. The Plaza Shopping Centre and West One Shopping Centre are also on Oxford Street.

Oxford Street – bank holidays

Oxford Street’s usual opening times, Monday-Friday, are 9.30am – 9pm.

But on bank holidays many shops will alter their opening and closing times.

For example, on bank holidays, John Lewis Oxford Street opens 10am – 8pm.

Bank holiday dates

2017 bank holiday dates
14 April – Friday, Good Friday
17 April – Monday, Easter Monday
1 May – Monday, Early May bank holiday
29 May – Monday, Spring bank holiday
28 August – Monday, Summer bank holiday
25 December – Monday, Christmas Day
26 December – Tuesday, Boxing Day

2018 bank holiday dates
1 January – Monday, New Year’s Day
30 March – Friday, Good Friday
2 April – Monday, Easter Monday
7 May – Monday, Early May bank holiday
28 May – Monday, Spring bank holiday
27 August – Monday, Summer bank holiday
25 December – Tuesday, Christmas Day
26 December – Wednesday, Boxing Day

Bank holiday dates archive…

New Year’s Day bank holiday
3 January 2011
2 January 2012
1 January 2015

Good Friday
22 April 2011
6 April 2012: 9.30am — 9.00pm
3 April 2015

Easter Saturday
7 April 2012: 9.30am — 9.00pm

Easter Sunday
8 April 2012: Shops closed

Easter Monday
25 April 2011
9 April 2012: 9.30am — 9.00pm
6 April 2015

Royal wedding
29 April 2011

Early May Bank Holiday
2 May 2011
7 May 2012
4 May 2015

Spring Bank Holiday
30 May 2011
4 June 2012
25 May 2015

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
5 June 2012

Summer Bank Holiday
29 August 2011
27 August 2012
25 August 2014: Typically 12pm-6pm
31 August 2015

Christmas Day (most shops do not open)
26 December 2011
25 December 2012
25 December 2014
25 December 2015

Boxing Day
27 December 2011
26 December 2012
26 December 2014
28 December 2015 (substitute day)

Please note: Oxford Street is a long road and individual store hours vary – so before travelling please contact the shops you want to visit to check that they’ll be open etc.

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5 Responses to Oxford Street Bank holiday opening and closing times – West End London

  1. sarah January 23, 2016 at 12:01 pm #

    hi, are shops open on easter sunday?

  2. Chloeb May 23, 2015 at 1:47 pm #

    Is Nike Town still open until 9pm on bank holiday Monday?

    • Host, MSUK May 24, 2015 at 2:43 pm #

      Hi Chloe, Nike Town on Oxford Street / Regent Street has not issued altered opening times.
      So, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m is still the info we have.
      It would be best to phone the store before travelling.
      Their number is: 020 7612 0800

  3. Mrs Scleimer May 2, 2014 at 7:33 am #

    Is Primark open bank holiday May 4.5.14 in Oxford Strreet w.1 and Watford

    Thank you in advance

    Mrs Schleimer

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