Christmas Opening Times and Last Posting Times

Last Posting Dates Christmas 2022

The Royal Mail are seeing a vast number of parcels hitting the system this means items are in some cases taking a lot longer to travel to customers. We recommend Special Next Day delivery or our courier option if you want to guarantee items arrive  in time for Christmas.

Royal Mail Strike dates

The Royal Mail are striking yet again on the 14th, 15th, 23rd and 24th December. Mail is likely to be delayed because of this.
We are upgrading all 2nd class to 1st class at no extra cost to our customers to help get items to customers faster.
For UK guaranteed Xmas delivery please use:
-1-2 day courier until 13:00pm Wednesday 21st December
-RM Special Delivery option before 13:00 Wednesday 21st December.

Royal Mail UK Last Shipping Dates

Please note these are estimates only and are not guaranteed. The Royal Mail experience such high demand at this time of year that they do end up falling behind in some cases. We would recommend the UPS courier option for guaranteed delivery in time for Christmas or Royal Mail Special Next Day delivery.

2nd Class (we are upgrading all 2nd class to first so please ignore) Monday 12 December
1st Class Friday 16 December
Special Delivery Guaranteed Wednesday 21 December

International Royal Mail / Parcelforce

Please note these are estimates only and are not guaranteed.

Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey Saturday 3 December
Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA and Canada Monday 5 December
Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland Wednesday 7 December
Belgium, France, Luxembourg Friday 9 December

UK DPD (1 to 2 day courier)

21st December

Our Opening times over Christmas and New Year

Wednesday 21st December: OPEN AS USUAL 9am-17:00pm
Thursday 22nd December: CLOSED
Friday 23rd December: CLOSED
Saturday 24th December (Xmas Eve): CLOSED AS USUAL
Sunday 25th December(Xmas Day): CLOSED AS USUAL
Monday 26th December (Boxing Day): CLOSED
Tuesday 27th December: CLOSED
Wednesday 28th December: CLOSED
Thursday 29th December : CLOSED
Friday 30st December : CLOSED
Saturday 31st December(New Years Eve): CLOSED
Sunday 1st January(New Years Day): CLOSED AS USUAL
Monday 2nd January: CLOSED AS USUAL
Tuesday 3rd January: CLOSED
Wednesday 4th January: CLOSED
Thursday 5th January: OPEN AS USUAL 9am-17:00pm


Any emails or voice mails we have will be answered when we arrive back in the office on the 5th January.

Have a great Christmas and New Year.
Thanks for shopping with us.