Edinburgh Assay Office

Christmas & New Year Opening Times


Christmas & New Year Opening Times

Closing on Friday 21st December at 4.30pm

Re-opening on Thursday 3rd January at 8.30am


Important dates in the run up to Christmas

Emergency Services (Last day to receive items at the Edinburgh Assay Office, if you want them returned prior to Christmas):

SAME DAYFriday 21st December.

NEXT DAYThursday 20th December.

This is our busiest period, all request for express turnaround are subject to availability – please call the Office to arrange in advance.


Window Collections:

Collections can be made until Friday 21st December before 4.15pm.


Post and Courier:

If you need your goods returned before 24th December last return dispatch date from the Assay Office, for standard special delivery, is Friday 21st December.

For more information on Christmas dates please see:

Royal Mail: https://www.royalmail.com/christmas/last-posting-dates#business-post

Parcel Force: http://www.parcelforce.com/sending-parcel/last-posting-dates

If you arrange your own courier, please check their Christmas delivery times with them.