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Hospitality can reopen on 4th July

But some businesses are still required to remain shut, let’s take a look

This afternoon the Prime Minister made a statement at PMQs this afternoon detailing which businesses will be allowed to reopen once the lockdown measures are reduced on 4th July 2020.

We are still waiting for additional guidance which is due to be released imminently, but as it stands the lists of businesses which can and cannot open on 4th July is:

Businesses which can reopen:

  • Pubs, bars and restaurants
  • Hotels, holiday apartments, campsites and caravan parks
  • Theatres and music halls
  • Hair salons and barbers
  • Libraries, community centres and bingo halls
  • Cinemas, museums and galleries
  • Funfairs, theme parks, adventure parks, amusement arcades and skating rinks
  • Zoos, aquariums, farms, safari parks and wildlife centres

Businesses which cannot reopen:

  • Nail bars and beauty salons
  • Nightclubs and casinos
  • Bowling alleys and indoor skating rinks
  • Indoor play areas including soft-play
  • Spas
  • Massage, tattoo and piercing parlours
  • Indoor fitness and dance studios, and indoor gyms and sports venues/facilities
  • Exhibition or conference centres – other than for those who work for that venue.
  • Swimming pools and water parks


It’s welcome news for the vast majority of our clients using the Covid-Safe pack who fall into these categories and can now add a firm date to their reopening plans.

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