Laundret

Saffron Walden  

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Self-service launderette

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Address: 7 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 £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 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 time of the last wash 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 10 & 15 - 20

Load: 7kg/73ltr

Price: £3.00 per wash

Coins accepted: £1 only.

  • 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 3 x £1 coins

  • 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 11 & 12

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 13 & 14

Load: 13kg/132ltr

Price: £5.00 per wash

Coins accepted: £1 only.

  • 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 5 x £1 coins. 

  • 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. 

Dryers 

Machines 1 & 2

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

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 (we advise a minimum of £1)

  • 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 3, 4, 5 & 6

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 

  • 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 into cash box

  • 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)

  • 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. 

Contact

To speak to an engineer or for an out of hours advisor, please call 07779136495.  

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

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