We have been closely watching the current situation regarding the coronavirus and the frankly bizarre and seemingly illegal decisions that some places seem to be making regarding re-opening. Regulations still hold that no more than 2 households (or 'bubbles') should meet indoors - so unless you're Hanson or The Monkees then you're out of order. Chasing a quick buck is not really what is required here and now. We have staff, and family members of staff, who are still shielding. We know many of you are very keen to come back and we are very keen to have you back... AS SOON AS WE FEEL IT’S SAFE FOR US ALL ... and we do not feel that the evidence is there yet. We want to open again the right way ...and be able to stay open... and not have to close again because we put staff and customers at risk.
In the meantime please know that we are working hard making changes to the building and preparations for opening that will make it as ‘Covid-safe’ as possible for when we do see you again. We are looking at various dates for reopening but feel a lot depends on how the next couple of weeks go. We are then likely to be able to announce a date after that period. We hope you understand and support our caution and bear with us maybe even just a couple more weeks to make sure we get this right - for you and for those who work here. THANK YOU.