BANK holidays are a welcome treat for most Brits, giving many an extra day of DIY time.
Here's when B&Q will be open over the bank holiday weekend in case you want to give your home a bit of a spruce up on your well-earned day away from the office.
When is B&Q open for the May bank holiday?
Sunday: Normal Sunday opening hours, 10am-4pm for most stores.
Bank Holiday Monday: All stores open at normal times and will close at 7pm.
How can I find the opening hours for my local B&Q store?
Opening times do vary between individual shops, so it’s a good idea to check the store finder on the B&Q website.
And while in recent weeks the UK has experienced some lovely weather, the bank holiday is set for plummeting temperatures.
Forecasters have predicted this weekend will be the coldest May Day bank holiday weekend in almost 40 years.
So what better time to get out in the garden and spruce up your flowerbeds, or build that BBQ pit you've been putting off?
Here are the next 2019 bank holidays
Those in bold text apply to the UK.
Dates in Scotland and Northern Ireland vary.
- Monday, May 6 (May Day Bank Holiday)
- Monday, May 27 (Spring Bank Holiday)
- Monday, August 26 (Summer Bank Holiday)
- Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
- Thursday, December 26 (Boxing Day)
Bank or public holidays do not have to be given to employees as paid leave, an employer can decide whether to include bank holidays as part of a worker’s statutory leave.
The Government website has more details on what your worker’s rights are in regards to public holidays.
Bank holidays may also impact how benefits are paid, the gov.uk website explains how they may be affected.
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