Allen Lloyd purchased his first pharmacy in 1973 in Polesworth, Warwickshire, England, UK. The pharmacy grew rapidly; today, there are 1,351 locations around the UK.
Lloyds Pharmacy acquired Sainsbury Pharmacies in 2015 for an estimated $125 million. All Sainsbury Pharmacy locations have since been rebranded as Lloyds Pharmacies.
In 2019, Lloyds acquired Echo, an online prescription fulfillment center located in the UK. The price of the sale was not disclosed.
As Covid cases began to rise again, Lloyds Pharmacies once again began offering in-home test kits.
The company has partnered with Deliveroo for home delivery services at more than 150 locations.
Lloyds Pharmacy maintains a head office in London, UK.