Steps to easing out of lockdown: A simple guide

19th March 2021

Step 1

Monday, March 8

From Monday, 8 March you can go out for leisure or exercise with:
• people in your household – this means the people you live with
• people in your support bubble -this is when a person on their ownjoins up with another household
• 1 person who is not in yourhousehold or support bubble.

• People who live in a care home will be allowed 1 visitor.

• You should still keep 2 metres away from people.

Step 2

Monday, 29 March

You will be able to:
• meet in groups of 6 people outside, including in a private garden
• meet in groups of 2 households.

• Outdoor sports places will open up again, like tennis or basketball courts, and open air swimming pools.

• You should work from home if you can.

• No international travel.

• You should still keep 2 metres away from people.

• You should still stay at home as much as you can.

Monday, 12 April

• Non-essential shops will reopen

• Hairdressers and nail salons will reopen

• Indoor gyms will open up – but you have to go on your own or with people in your household.

• Restaurants, cafés and pubs will be able to serve people sitting at a table outside. You should keep to your household group or bubble.

• Other places reopening include:
-libraries and community centres
-zoos and theme parks
-drive-in cinemas
-campsites and holiday cottages

• You can have up to 30 people at a funeral and up to 15 people at a wedding, or an event to remember someone.

• You should still keep 2 metres away from people.

Step 3

Monday, 17 May

• you can meet who you like outdoors (but you can’t meet people in a group of over 30 people.)

• Restaurants, cafés and pubs will be able to serve people sitting at a table inside.

• Other indoor places will also open, like cinemas, children’s play areas, hotels and bed and breakfast places.

• Some larger outdoor sports and shows will be able to have people watching.

• Up to 30 people will be able to go to weddings, funerals and events to remember someone.

Step 4

Monday, 21 June

• All the remaining rules that are stopping people from getting together will be removed.

• Nightclubs will open and large events will be able to take place.

Staying Safe

We won’t be able to get rid of COVID-19 altogether.

We will have to carry on:

• washing our hands often
• being careful not to touch our face
• giving people extra space
• letting fresh air in
• getting tested
• getting the vaccine when we can

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Monday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm