Laundret 

Royston

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Self-service launderette

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Address: 10 Melbourn Street, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7BZ

Parking: 3 dedicated spaces behind the launderette - turn between Wetherspoons & HSBC, then look left

 

How to use the machines 

 

What you 

need

COINS

Most machines accept £1 coins only, although some do take other coins. Please see below per machine. 

DETERGENT

We recommend that you bring your own detergent plus fabric softener if desired. There is a detergent dispenser in the launderette between machines 1 and 2. Insert 50p and 20p then slide to get detergent packet.

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.

Do not start a wash after 8pm as 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 W1 - W3

Load: 8kg/80ltr

Price: £4 per wash

Coins accepted: 20p, 50p, £1 and £2.

  • 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

  • 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 01763 243612 stating you are in Royston launderette using machines W1 -3. 

Machines W4 - W7

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

  • Select Hot, Warm, Synthetic (all 30 mins) or Cold by pressing in the appropriate button

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

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

  • Close door before inserting coins

  • Slowly & gently insert coins to the value of £3.50

  • Watch screen register each coin before inserting the next one

  • The last coin registering will start the selected programme

  • Wait for cycle to finish 

  • When red light has gone out, press red button on door handle to open door.

These machines will start if overpaid, but will not give change.

 

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 01763 243612 stating you are in Royston launderette using machines W4 - 7

Machines W8 & W9

Load: 18kg/180ltr

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

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

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

  • Close door and latch handle

  • Select cycle on touch screen

  • Insert coins to value of £7.00

  • Always check that each coin registers

  • Press 'Start'

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • When screen shows 'Open', pull door 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 01763 243612 stating you are in Royston launderette using machines W8 or 9.

Machines W10 & W11

Load: 13kg/132ltr

Price: £5.50 per wash

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

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Select Hot, Warm, Synthetic (all 40 mins) or Cold by pressing in the appropriate button

  • Load clothes

  • Add your detergent into hopper or drum

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

  • Close door before inserting coins

  • Slowly & gently insert coins to the value of £5.50

  • Watch screen register each coin before inserting the next one

  • The last coin registering will start the selected programme

  • Wait for cycle to finish 

  • When red light has gone out, press red button on door handle to open door.

 

These machines will start if overpaid, but will not give change.

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 01763 243612 stating you are in Royston launderette using machines W10 or 11.

Dryers 

Machines D1 & D2

Price: At least 50p to start. We advise min £1 to run the shortest dry cycle (10 mins).

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

Where machines are stacked on top of each other (1 and 2), the left hand control is for the top dryer (1) and the right hand control is for the bottom dryer (2).

  • Check care labels on clothing

  • Select drier temperature on the touch pad

  • Check that drum is empty & clean 

  • Close door before inserting coins​

  • Slowly & gently insert coins

  • Watch the screen register each coin before inserting next coin

  • Usually insert at least £1.50 for 15 minutes

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

  • A minimum of 50p must be inserted to start the drier 

  • Insert more coins at any time to get a longer drying time

  • The last 2 minutes are "cool-down"​

  • Wait for dry cycle to finish 

  • Open door to collect dry washing 

 

For urgent queries, to speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 01763 243612 stating you are in Royston launderette using machines D1 or D2. 

Machine D3

Price: We advise a minimum of £1 to run the shortest dry cycle.

Coins accepted: £1 coins only

  • Check care labels on clothing

  • Select dryer temperature by rotating knob

  • Check that drum is empty & clean 

  • Close door before inserting coins​

  • Check that your £1 coin isn't damaged

  • Put £1 into coin slot

  • Rotate knob clockwise about 1/4 turn and release

  • You will hear the £1 coin drop

  • Light will come on (If light does not come on, your coin didn't drop, so twiddle the knob until coin drops)

  • Press and hold start button for 3 seconds, then release

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

 

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 01763 243612  stating you are in Royston launderette using machine D3. 

Machines D4 - D8

Price: We advise a minimum of £1 to run the shortest dry cycle.

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

  • Check care labels on clothing

  • Select dryer temperature by rotating knob

  • Check that drum is empty & clean 

  • Close door before inserting coins​

  • Slowly & gently insert coins

  • Watch the screen register each coin before inserting next coin

  • Usually insert at least £1.50

  • A minimum of 50p must be inserted to start the drier (the light will come on)

  • Insert more coins at any time to get a longer drying time

  • The last 2 minutes are "cool-down"

  • 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 01763 243612  stating you are in Royston launderette using machines D4 - 6. 

Contact

For urgent issues such as a machine failure, damage to property or clothing or out-of-hours assistance, please call 01763 243612. 

 

Please be aware that we do not have frequent access to voicemail messages so if there is no answer, please text or call again to speak to an engineer who will be able to assist you over the phone.