|The Four Steps To Easing Lockdown Restrictions
Step 1 - Stage One - 8th March
Schools start to reopen to all ages
Care home residents can have one regular visitor
Two people can meet outdoors for recreation, not just for exercise
We are still encouraged to stay at home
Step 1 - Stage Two - 29th March
Two households or up to six people can meet outdoors, including in private gardens
Travel is permitted outside of your local area, although overnight stays are not permitted.
Step 2 - Will take place at least five weeks after step 1, meaning no earlier than 12th April.
Indoor leisure (including gyms) will open for use individually or with household groups
Outdoor attractions can open, such as zoos, theme parks and drive-in cinemas
Libraries and community centres can re-open
Personal care premises can reopen, such as hairdressers and beauty salons
All retail stores can reopen.
Step 3 - Will take place at least five weeks after step 2, meaning no earlier than 17th May
Indoor entertainment and attractions can resume, such as museums and cinemas
30 person limit outdoors
Rule of six or two households can mix indoors (subject to review)
Domestic overnight stays permitted.
Step 4 - Will take place at least five weeks after step 3, meaning no earlier than 21st June
No legal limits on social contact
No legal limit on all life events