To assist businesses, we have created the following documents for download:


Protect our customers and staff

Only (x) amout of customers at a time

Maximum of (x) people at a time

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Coronavirus checklist for business

Working safely during COVID-19 in restaurants offering takeaway or delivery




From 25th July 2020 more   businesses and venues may reopen. 

A full list, in addition to those that must remain closed are detailed in the following link: COVID-19: The full list of businesses that must remain closed until further notice (and exemptions to this rule) can be found here

24th June 2020 - Covid19  update that relates specifically to the food industry, including restaurants, cafes and pubs-

23rd June 2020- New guidance from  Government on close contact services which can open on July 4th is here

COVID-19: Details of businesses that may open from 1st June 2020 can be found here.

COVID-19: Details of businesses that may open or remain closed from 1st June 2020 can be found here.

Details as to the Governments Phased Plan To Ease Lockdown Measures (11th May 2020), and when certain businesses may be able to reopen can be found here.

COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants, Pubs, Takeaways, Street Trading Caterers, Cafes, etc offering Food for Takeaway / Delivery (11th May 2020) can be found here.

COVID-19: Guidance for implementing a safe working environment for business can be found here.

 Latest Coronavirus / COVID-19 Guidance issued by the Government (1st May 2020) to all businesses as to whether they should be open or closed can be found here.

COVID-19: Ashfield District Council business support packages can be found here.

Full details of the Governments support on offer to local businesses, the self-employed and employers can be found here.

Full details on working safely during covid19 for ALL BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY can be found  here:

Full details of the support provided by the Council to local businesses can be found here.

If you have concerns about health and safety and  the protection of staff  (from coronavirus (COVID-19) in your workplace)  please see:



We apologise for any inconvenience this causes our customers, however, we do appreciate your understanding at this difficult time.

If you need to contact Officers to discuss further and/or require any further advice,  please reach out to us at: 



You can also get help and information with Council services at the Council's district offices.