Updated 12 April 2021
As part of the second step of the plan for easing lockdown in England, non-essential retail, personal care premises, public buildings, indoor leisure facilities and outdoor hospitality now able to open again.
We will be sharing updates about town centre businesses reopening plans on our social media channels, so be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook & Twitter.
As restrictions are lifted and more people start to return to the town centre we continue to ask that visitors to the town:
- Continue to follow guidance around handwashing and social distancing
- Wear face coverings as required, unless exempt
- Pay by contactless means where possible
- Use the NHS COVID-19 app to check in to hospitality venues (please note, all members of a group must now check in)
- Observe the ‘rule of six’ or 2 households only in outdoor settings
- Mix only with your own household indoors (this may change at the next step of the government roadmap from 17 May onwards)
Read the full COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021 document here: COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021 – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
We know that not everyone will feel comfortable returning to the town centre right away, there are lots of ways you can continue to support local from home!
CLICK HERE for a list of food and drink businesses offering delivery/takeaway. * Please note that this is being updated on an ongoing basis. Correct at time of publication, subject to change.
Shop local online with our independent businesses online shops listed below:
Hair & Beauty (Products & Gift Vouchers)
Carbon Blush, John Carne, Julia Lampard, Lottie Loves Beauty, Mary Ann Weeks, Relaxation Rooms, SkinSpirit
The Boileroom, The Electric Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Cry for the Moon, Charme, Harrington Brookshaw, Prestons, Silverado, Simon Pure, Whibleys The Jewellers
Aston Matthews, Design Vintage, Robin Mullen Art, The Lighting Centre
Babylon Trading, Lower Lodge Candles, Surrey Home & Gifts, The Secret Garden
Clothing & Accessories
Womenswear – Courtyard, The Gate Boutique
Menswear –Michael Chell, Weir Rhodes
Outdoor – Moffats, Peak Performance
Food & Drink
Fresco Delikafessen, Meat the Greek, Partisan Cheesemonger & Deli, PastaOut, Plough Produce
The Royal Oak Growlers & Cans
Esoteric Hydroponics, Partido, Sewmaster, The Bear Garden, Wellers Auctions
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CLICK HERE for the latest local Coronavirus information from Guildford Borough Council.