Social distancing and town centre reopening

We're welcoming people back to our town and district centres. 

Clear walkways

Extra measures in tight spots, guidance given to businesses and removal of street furniture

Markets, events and street entertainment

How we are managing markets, town centre events and street entertainment.


All public car parks except Undercliff Drive and Ferry Way are now open.

Report a problem with COVID19 safety measures

Use our online form to report an area in which people are unable to keep their distance from each other.


Emergency vehicle access and community safety patrols

Social distancing guide - keep left and keep your distance

Street signs and other measures will help you practice safe social distancing while shopping in our town centres.

Street begging and rough sleeping

The council has taken extra measures to assist those who are street beggars or rough sleepers, while social distancing guidance is in place.


We're reopening some public toilets. This will happen gradually as staff are deployed and safety implications are met. We'll keep this list updated with details.