The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020

The above regulations came into force at the weekend. These regulations will be enforced by Regulatory Services. They relate to the following business premises which must close:

1.  Restaurants, including restaurants and dining rooms in hotels or members clubs.

2.  Cafes, including workplace canteens, but not including—

(a)cafes or canteens at a hospital, care home or school;

(b)canteens at a prison or an establishment intended for use for naval, military or air force purposes or for the purposes of the Department of the Secretary of State responsible for defence;

(c)services providing food or drink to the homeless.

3.  Bars, including bars in hotels or members’ clubs.

4.  Public houses.

5.  Cinemas.

6.  Theatres.

7.  Nightclubs.

8.  Bingo halls.

9.  Concert halls.

10.  Museums and galleries.

11.  Casinos.

12.  Betting shops.

13.  Spas.

14.  Massage parlours.

15.  Indoor skating rinks.

16.  Indoor fitness studios, gyms, swimming pools or other indoor leisure centres.

Businesses registered as a food business with Barnsley MBC, can operate a takeaway and delivery service, however, they need to notify planning if this is a change from their normal operation.

To report businesses which must be closed, but are still operating, please e-mail:

Regulatory Services will investigate, and where necessary deal with the business using powers in the above legislation. We will also work with Police colleagues, again, where appropriate.

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