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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council, GB is implementing socially distanced business streets

Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council, GB social distancing

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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council is implementing socially distanced streets to help businesses reopen safely as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions are being lifted. The Council is making temporary changes to local shopping areas in order to help residents shop locally and safely. These changes will include marking one-way pedestrian routes, suspending kerbside parking, removing parking and loading bays, narrowing streets, and installing new signage to enable social distancing between shoppers.

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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council, GB

Metropolitan council in England

United Kingdom



Gateshead Council to roll out socially distanced streets - Gateshead Council

Plans are now underway by Gateshead Council to help people shop locally and support Gateshead businesses to reopen safely.


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