London on Tier 3 (Very High Alert) Lockdown Category from 16 December

As Coronavirus numbers have increased in the London area, from 16 December London will be placed into the Tier 3 (Very High Alert) Category.

Tier three (very high) rules:

  • You can’t mix indoors, in private gardens or in most outdoor venues, except with your household or bubble
  • You can meet in a group of up to six in other outdoor spaces, such as parks, beaches or countryside
  • Shops, gyms and personal care services (such as hairdressing) can reopen
  • Hospitality venues such as bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants must stay closed, except for delivery and takeaway
  • Spectator sports cannot resume
  • Indoor entertainment venues – such as bowling alleys and cinemas – must stay closed
  • People are advised not to travel to and from tier three areas