Want to make sure your order arrives before Christmas? Then check out the latest recommended posting dates for your country.
Below you will find the latest posting date guidelines for your order to arrive before Christmas. Currently there are ongoing strike action at Royal Mail, this has caused some orders to be delayed beyond our control. Please see Royal Mail's website for more information.
We recommend that you place your orders as soon as possible regardless of last posting dates to allow your orders ample time to be delivered before Christmas. We also offer Express Courier Shipping options for both International and UK orders. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.
United Bricks will be closed for the Holidays on Tuesday 22nd December 2022 and reopening on Monday 5th January 2023. During our closure time, you will still be able to place orders on our website, however they will not be processed until we reopen.
FREE UK SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER £75!
- Thu 1 Dec - Australia and New Zealand
- Fri 2 Dec - China (People's Republic)
- Mon 5 Dec - All Caribbean destinations excluding British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Anguilla
- Wed 7 Dec - Africa, Asia (except China, People's Republic), Central and South America, Far and Middle East
- Thu 8 Dec - Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey
- Sat 10 Dec - Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
- Mon 12 Dec - Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Luxembourg
- Wed 21 Dec - United Kingdom - Standard Delivery (Order before 1pm)
Please note that the above dates are guidelines and may not be guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas due to strikes or other unforeseen circumstances.
Royal Mail Strikes
There are currently strikes planned at Royal Mail for the following dates. Please factor this into Christmas ordering.
Thursday 24th November
Friday 25th November
Wednesday 30th November
Thursday 1st December
Friday 9th December
Sunday 11th December
Wednesday 14th December
Thursday 15th December
Friday 23rd December
Saturday 24th December
Need a last minute gift?
Want to be the coolest parent, friend or co-worker, or are you just not sure what gift to get? Then why not get one of the new e-gift cards available now. These are delivered instantly and perfect for a last minute gift.
Visit our Toy Shop
Our shop in Castle Douglas will also be open in the run up to the Christmas season, including Christmas Eve! It's the perfect place to get LEGO gifts, including hard to find and unique sets, along with our range of custom printed items.
The Toy Shop is open Wed-Fri: 11am-3:00pm, Sat: 10am-3pm. Closed on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Check out the Holiday opening times to plan your visit! United Bricks Toy Shop Christmas Opening Times