Guide to re-opening and scaling up over the remainder of Phase 3
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Relevant guidance and public health advice (such as physical distancing rules and enhanced hygiene measures) will apply to all changes shown below.
Confirmed date: Monday 24 August
Organised outdoor contact sports – all ages – following the guidance of relevant sports bodies.
Certain outdoor live events (involving open space or organised seating) with physical distancing and restricted numbers – subject to guidance.
Driving lessons can resume – following guidance
Child contact centres – following guidance.
Face-to-face advice services can resume – following guidance.
Bingo halls (with physical distancing and following guidance).
Amusement arcades and casinos following guidance (incl. enhanced hygiene).
Snooker/pool halls, indoor bowling – following guidance (incl. enhanced hygiene).
Funfairs – static and travelling – following guidance.
Confirmed date: Monday 31 August
Gyms (indoor) – following guidance.
Swimming pools following guidance.
Indoor sports courts – including skating and dance studios – subject to relevant guidance:
- Children (under 12): All activity
- Adults and Young People (12 plus): Non-contact only.
Indoor activities for children and young people (unregulated) – following guidance which will vary by activity.
10 September Review
Indicative dates liable to delay if epidemic deteriorates
Indicative date: Monday 14 September
Soft play (indoor) – following guidance (e.g. no ball pools, enhanced hygiene).
Certain indoor live events - subject to guidance – with physical distancing, enhanced hygiene, and restricted numbers.
Other indoor entertainment venues – following guidance – with physical distancing requirements (e.g. theatres, music venues). Not nightclubs.
Indoor sports courts – including skating and dance studios – can be used by adults and young people for contact sports – subject to guidance.
Stadia (limited re-opening) – following guidance (e.g. physical distancing, restricted numbers) – with option for testing on earlier dates subject to agreement.
Certain outdoor live events (involving focussed standing) with physical distancing and restricted numbers – subject to guidance.
Await further review
Non-essential offices and call centres can re-open following implementation of relevant guidance (including on physical distancing). Working from home and working flexibly remain the default.
Other indoor live events – subject to guidance – with physical distancing, enhanced hygiene, and restricted numbers.
Public Services continue to scale up and re-open safely including NHS Mobilisation Plan
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