Monarch Coin Op Laundrette Cambridge  

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Self-service launderette

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Address: 161 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3AN

Parking: Located directly in front of the launderette.

 

How to use the machines 

 

What you 

need

COINS

All machines accept 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins.

DETERGENT

We recommend that you bring your own detergent plus fabric softener if desired. There is a detergent dispenser in the launderette between washers 14 and 15. Insert 50p and 20p then slide quickly to get detergent packet.

 

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No food or drink is allowed. Please take all rubbish home to recycle. If leaving the launderette whilst your washing is in a machine, please return within 45 minutes.

The last wash is at 8pm. Water will be automatically cut off from the machine after 9pm.

At 9pm, the door will automatically lock. You can leave, but not re-enter, so please ensure you take everything with you. 

How to use the machines

 

Washers

Machines 10 - 13

Load: 10kg/95ltr

Price: £4.50 per wash

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Press touch pad to right of cycle indicator to change to "A" hot, "B" warm, "C" cool, "D" gentle or "E" rinse & spin

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

  • If using soap nuts, place these directly into the drum

  • Close door before inserting coins

  • Insert coins to the value of £4.50

  • Always check that each coin registers - you will be able to see this on the screen as the price counts down

  • Press 'Start'

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • When indicator moves to the door symbol, pull handle to open.

 

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 10 - 13. 

Machine 14

Load: 16kg/165ltr

Price: £7.00 per wash

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Press touch pad to right of cycle indicator to change to "A" hot, "B" warm, "C" cool, "D" gentle or "E" rinse & spin

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

  • If using soap nuts, place these directly into the drum

  • Close door before inserting coins

  • Insert coins to £7.00

  • Always check that each coin registers - you will be able to see this on the screen as the price counts down

  • Press 'Start'

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • When indicator moves to the door symbol, pull handle to open.

 

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 14

Machine 15 - 17

Load: 7kg/73ltr

Price: £3.50 per wash

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Press touch pad to right of cycle indicator to change to "A" hot, "B" warm, "C" cool, "D" gentle or "E" rinse & spin

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

  • If using soap nuts, place these directly into the drum

  • Close door before inserting coins

  • Insert coins to the value of £3.50.

  • Always check that each coin registers - you will be able to see this on the screen as the price counts down

  • Press 'Start'

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • When indicator moves to the door symbol, pull handle to open.

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 15 - 17.

Machine 18

Load: 16kg/170ltr

Price: £7.00 per wash

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Press touch pad to right of cycle indicator to change to "A" hot, "B" warm, "C" cool, "D" gentle or "E" rinse & spin

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

  • If using soap nuts, place these directly into the drum

  • Close door before inserting coins

  • Insert coins to £7.00

  • Always check that each coin registers - you will be able to see this on the screen as the price counts down

  • Press 'Start'

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • When indicator moves to the door symbol, pull handle to open.

 

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 18. 

Machines 19 - 22

Load: 8kg/80ltr

Price: £4.00 per wash

Coins accepted: 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

  • If using soap nuts, place these directly into the drum

  • Close door and rotate door handle to latch

  • Follow detailed instructions on screen

  • Use ^ arrow to change cycle from Cold to Warm or to Hot

  • Insert coins to the value of £4.00

  • Always check that each coin registers

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • At the end of the cycle, follow screen instructions to open door. 

 

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 19 - 22. 

Dryers 

Machines 1 - 5

Price: 50p to start. We advise a minimum of £1 to run the shortest dry cycle (12 minutes).

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

  • Check care labels on clothing

  • Select drier temperature on the touch pad "+++" Hot, "++" Normal, "+" Warm or Low heat 

  • Check that drum is empty & clean 

  • Close door before inserting coins​

  • Insert coins to the desired length of dry (we advise a minimum of £1 / 12 minutes)

  • Always check that each coin registers

  • Push to start

  • Wait for dry cycle to finish 

  • Open door to collect dry washing 

 

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 1 - 5. 

Machines 6 - 8

Price: 50p to start. We advise a minimum of £1 to run the shortest dry cycle (10 minutes).

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

Where machines are stacked on top of each other (6 and 7), the left hand control is for the top dryer (6) and the right hand control is for the bottom dryer (7).

  • Check care labels on clothing

  • Select drier temperature on the touch pad

  • Check that drum is empty & clean 

  • Close door before inserting coins​

  • Insert coins to the desired length of dry (we advise a minimum of £1 / 10 minutes)

  • Always check that each coin registers

  • Push to start

  • Wait for dry cycle to finish 

  • Open door to collect dry washing 

 

If you are having problems with the machine, please check our FAQs for quick troubleshooting. 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01223 247599 stating you are in Mill Road launderette using machine 6 - 8. 

Contact

In the event of a machine fault, urgent issue or out-of-hours assistance, please

call 01223 247599.  

For non-urgent matters, email for a response within 48 hours.

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