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Christmas Shopping Hours

Two people walking together in Canterbury high street in the evening

As Christmas approaches some local businesses are extending their opening hours to enable shoppers to spread out their visits and keep safe.

Whitefriars Shopping Centre will be posting a weekly overview of all shopping centre businesses HERE.

Below is a summary of some of our large retailers opening hours between now and 24 December. This list will be added to, with businesses from across the city, once further information becomes available.

The list is in alphabetical order


Mon – Sat: 9am-7pm Sun: 11-5pm
24th December: 9am-6pm


Mon – Sat: 9am-7pm Sun:10.30-4.30pm
Extended hours: 9am-7pm on 2nd-6th December and 21-23 December
24th December: 8am-4pm


Mon – Sat: 9am-6pm Sun: 11am-5pm
Extended hours: 9am-7pm on 17th December
24th December: 9am-5.30pm


Mon – Sat: 9am-6pm Sun: 10.30am-4.30pm
Extended hours: 9am-7pm on 21, 22, 23rd December
24th December: 9am-5pm

JD Sport

Mon – Sat: 9am-6pm Sun: 10am-4pm
Extended hours: 9am-8pm on 17-19th December & 21-23rd December
24th December: 9am-4pm

Marks and Spencers

Mon – Sat: 8am-8pm Sun: 11am-4pm
Extended hours: 6am – midnight on 21-23rd Dec
24th December: 6am-7pm


Mon – Sat: 8.30am-8pm Sun: 11am-5pm
Shortened hours: 9am-6.30pm on 21-23rd Dec
24th December: 8am-3pm


Mon – Sat: 8:00am-9:00pm Sun: 11:00am-5:00pm
24th December: 8am-6pm


Mon – Sat: 8am-9pm Sat: 8am-8pm Sun: 8am-6pm
24th December: 9am-6pm


Mon – Sat: 9am-6pm Sun: 10am-5pm
Extended hours: 9am-7pm on 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd Dec
24th December: 9am-4pm


Mon – Sat: 7am-10pm Sun: 11am-5pm
24th December: 9am-8pm


Mon – Sat: 9am-7pm Sun: 11am-5pm
24th December: 9am-5pm


Mon – Sat: 9am-6pm Sun: 11am-5pm
24th December: 8am-4pm