Coronavirus Sunderland: Staying Safe

Sunderland and other parts of the North East have been placed into the Local Covid Alert Level High. 

 

Here is your exclusive guide of what this means for residents, businesses and communities across Sunderland city centre… 

 

Social Contact >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 household or bubble is permitted indoors. The rule of six still applies when meeting outdoors.

 

Sports & Physical Activity >> 

Organised sport and permitted physical activity can go ahead in an outdoor environment. Those wanting to partake in indoor sports must adhere to the social contact rules. 

 

Shopping & Retail >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPEN! Please remember your face covering and be wary of social distancing guidelines. 

 

Weddings & Funerals >> 

No more than 15 guests for weddings and no more than 30 guests for funerals. A maximum of 15 people is permitted for receptions, wakes and similar ceremonies. 

 

Education >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schools and colleges are still open. Please check University of Sunderland for their latest restrictions and guidelines.

Leisure & Gyms >>

Open. Please check social distance and Covid-19 measures prior to arrival. 

 

Healthcare Services >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open. Please check social distance and Covid-19 measures prior to arrival. 

 

Religious Venues & Worship >>

Open. Please check social distance and Covid-19 measures prior to arrival. 

 

Restaurants & Bars >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The city’s hospitality is open with restrictions in place. This includes a 10pm closing time and table-service only. 

 

Overnight Stays >> 

Overnight stays are now permitted. Remember to continue adhering to social distancing guidelines.

 

Residential Services >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Closed to external visitors. Exceptional circumstances may be permitted – check with the venue prior to arrival. 

 

Childcare Services >>

Registered childcare permitted. Supervised activities permitted in private households and children’s groups are permitted. Childcare bubbles for under 14s allowed.

 

Occupation & Work >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work from here where possible. 

 

Entertainment & Attractions >>

Open. Please check social distance and Covid-19 measures prior to arrival. 

 

Travel & Transport >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reduce your journey if possible. Avoid travel into Local Covid-19 Alert Level Very High areas. 

 

Youth Services >>

Permitted. Please check social distance and Covid-19 measures prior to arrival.

 

Remember to follow these three simple steps and do your bit to protect one another. 

 

HANDS

Continue to wash your hands regularly.

 

FACE

Remember your face covering when heading out.

 

SPACE

Adhere to the 2m guidelines and continue to practice social distancing.

 

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