The Government announced the lifting of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions for some licenced/catering businesses from 4 July 2020. You need to plan for how you can open and trade safely and still prevent the spread of coronavirus. More detailed guidance is available in the Government publication Keeping workers and customers safe during COVID-19 in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services.

We taken the 'steps that will ususally be needed' from the guidance and produced a checklist that you can use to help record your actions.Checklist for keeping workers and customers safe in Restaurant, pubs, bars and takeaway services

The council’s Environmental Health Team deal with a range of issues in commercial premises.

More information on specific issues can be found in the right hand menu links and in the documents listed below.

Food Health and Safety Team Service Plan [PDF] 
Environment and Housing Services - Service Standard [PDF]

You can also download the council's Enforcement Policy [PDF]  

If you have an enquiry, tell us about it using the online web form.