Morrisons’ supermarket in Royston extends opening hours to cater for changing shopping habits

09:21 18 August 2014

Morrisons in Panshanger

Morrisons in Panshanger


A Royston supermarket says it has extended its opening hours to cater for changing shopping habits.

Morrisons Royston, in Baldock Street, is now open until 9pm in the evening, an extension of one hour from its previous closing time of 8pm.

The chain made the decision after carrying out research which showed that nearly 20 per cent of shoppers now prefer to visit supermarkets early in the morning or late at night, citing reasons such as their working hours, childcare arrangements, and the fact that stores are quieter.

Tim Clark, general manager at Morrisons Royston, said: “Modern family life, more flexible working hours and busy schedules mean customers want us to be open for longer. The extension of our opening hours is one of many changes we are making – to make shopping trips easier at our stores.”


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:40
Laura Whitford

For punters looking to purchase some Christmas gifts tonight, there will be late night shopping at No.3 in Melbourn Street.

Yesterday, 17:02
Pete Stitt, Phil Jarman, Warren Timsley and Ricola Vyse

Staff at a Royston barbers shop have joined a nationwide haircutting collective united in its aim to remove the stigma surrounding male mental health.

Yesterday, 12:44
Plans for a new community arts centre on the Meridian Upper School site in Royston have been unveiled

People are invited to share their thoughts on an exciting proposal to build a brand new arts centre in Royston.

Yesterday, 08:32
Andy at his favourite ski resort, La Plagne.

The family of a former pub landlord and golf club manager who helped kick start the career of many local musicians has paid tribute to a man who ‘lived life to the full’.


Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition