Key Dates

Indicative Phase 2 dates:

3 July – Travel distance limit for leisure will be lifted
3 July – Self-catering holiday accommodation will be permitted, providing it requires no shared facilities between households
6 July – Outdoor hospitality can commence subject to the Scientific Advisory Group review

Indicative Phase 3 dates:

10 July – People can meet in extended groups outdoors, with physical distancing
10 July – Households can meet indoors with up to a maximum of two households, with physical distancing
13 July – Organised outdoor contact sport can resume for children and young people, subject to guidance
13 July – All dental practices begin to see registered patients for non-aerosol routine care, and work will begin to return aerosol generating procedures to practice safely
13 July – Increasing capacity within community optometry practices for emergency and essential eye care
13 July – Non-essential shops inside shopping centres can reopen, subject to the Scientific Advisory Group review
15 July – All childcare providers can open subject to individual provider arrangements
15 July – All holiday accommodation will be permitted
15 July – Indoor hospitality can reopen, subject to the Scientific Advisory Group review
15 July – Hairdressers and barbers can reopen with enhanced hygiene measures
15 July – Museums, galleries, cinemas, monuments, libraries will reopen with physical distancing and other measures, such as ticketing in advance