Laundret

Saffron Walden  

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Self-service launderette

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Address: 8 Emson Close, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HL

Parking: On street parking in bay 9 usually available at all times.

 

How to use the machines 

 

What you 

need

COINS

Most machines accept 10p, 20p 50p £1 and £2 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 by machine 15. 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.

Please note the last wash time is 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. 

Saffron Walden 0721
 

How to use the machines

Washers

Machines W1 & W6 - W11

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 07779136495 stating you are in Saffron Walden launderette and the number of the machine you are using. 

Machines W2 & W3

Load: 18kg/180ltr

Price: £7.00 per wash

Coins accepted: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2.

  • Pre-sort your laundry 

  • Check that the drum is empty & clean

  • Select wash cycle

  • 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 £7.00.

  • Always check that each coin registers

  • Some machines require "Press Start"

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle

  • Wait for cycle to finish 

  • Open door to collect clean 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 07779136495 stating you are in Saffron Walden launderette and the number of the machine you are using. 

Machines W4 & W5

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 07779136495 stating you are in Saffron Walden launderette and the number of the machine you are using. 

Dryers 

Machines D1 & D2

Minimum £1 (9 minutes) to start. We advise at least £1.50 as last couple of minutes are 'cool down'.

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

  • 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  (with colder weather, you may need an extra 50p)

  • 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 07779136495 stating you are in Saffron Walden launderette and the number of the machine you are using. 

Machines D3, D4, D5 & D6

Price: Minimum 50p to start. We advise at least £1 to run the shortest dry cycle (11 minutes) as last couple of minutes are 'cool down'.

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 to the desired length of dry (with colder weather, you may need an extra 50p)

  • Watch the screen register each coin before inserting next coin

  • Push to start

  • 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 immediately

 

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 07779136495 stating you are in Saffron Walden launderette and the number of the machine you are using. 

Contact

For urgent issues such as a machine failure, damage to property or clothing or out-of-hours assistance, please call 07779136495. 

 

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.