intu Watford announces Christmas opening times and car park times

With Christmas just days away now, last-minute shoppers may be keen to get a present for loved ones.

Under Tier 3 restrictions, the build-up to Christmas and the festive period is quite different than it usually would be.

And while restaurants and cafes can only be open as takeaway and delivery services during this time, it should still be business as usual for Christmas shoppers at intu Watford.

So here is a collection of opening times, including the extended times for shops like Primark and M&S, and the Christmas parking times.

Full December opening hours at intu Watford (individual retailer times may vary)

  • December 2-20: 9am-7pm Monday to Saturday, 11am-5pm Sunday
  • December 21-23: 9am-8pm
  • Christmas Eve: 9am-5pm
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: 9am-7pm
  • December 27: 11am-5pm
  • December 28-30: 9am-7pm
  • New Year’s Eve: 9am-5pm
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

But Primark will be trading until 10pm throughout.

And M&S will be trading until 11pm, extending to midnight on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before Christmas.

Centre doors will open one hour before trading, and close one hour after.

Car park schedule:

All car parks will be open during this time.

Both Kings & Queens car park will be open from 8am-8pm Monday to Saturday, 10-6pm on Sunday. Charter car park is open 24 hours.

From December 14 to December 20, Palace car park will be open from 7am-11pm Monday to Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday

From 21-23 December, the opening hours will be 7am-midnight.

Which restaurants and cafes will operate as takeaway / delivery?

While you are not able to dine at the places, you can still order food and refreshments at:

• Ocean Bells

• Krispy Kreme

• YO!

• Joe & the Juice

• Costa

• Starbucks

• Auntie Anne’s

• BB’s

• Burger King

• Pizza Hut Express

• Shakeaway

• Fuel Juice

• Tikka Nation

• Pizza Express

• BloomsYard

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