St James Street Launderette

King's Lynn 

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Self-service launderette

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Address: 20 St James Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DA

Parking: Outside from 6pm Mon - Sat, all day Sunday/Bank Holidays or other local parking

 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 dryers 5 and 6/7. Please put cup under dispenser and insert 50p to use.

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.

Last wash is at 9pm. Water will be automatically cut off from the machine after 10pm.

At 10pm, 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 & 11

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

  • Select wash cycle by pressing 'P'

  • 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

  • The machine will then run the selected wash cycle when the last coin registers

  • Wait for cycle to finish 

  • When indicator shows "'0' time left', pull door 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 01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 10 or 11.

Machines 12 & 13

Load: 13kg/130ltr

Price: varies, up to £5.50 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 the correct value, as stated on the machine

  • 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 01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 12 or 13.

Machines 14 - 18

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 01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 14 - 18.

Machine 19

Load: 13k/135ltr

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

  • Press touch pad to right of cycle indicator to change to A hot, b warm, c cool, d gentle, 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

01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 19.

Machines 20 & 21

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 the correct value, as stated on the machine

  • 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 01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 20 or 21.

Dryers 

Machines 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8

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

Coins accepted: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

Where machines are stacked one on top of the other, the left coin mechanism supplies the top dryer (6) & the right coin mechanism supplies 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)

  • 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 01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 or 8.

Machines 4 & 5 

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 01553 767164 stating you are in St James Street launderette using machine 4 or 5. 

Contact

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

call 01553 767164.  

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

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