The Piece Hall Trust post Covid lockdown reopening statement

Published 12th Jun 2020 by Emma Sinfield

From Monday 15 June The Piece Hall is stepping up re-opening plans

  • 15 June – 3 July

Some retailers - Al’s Emporium, Eden Keshia, G’s Cakes, Just Gaia, Leon Dewhurst and Yorkshire Gallery - will be opening on an appointment only basis. Elder restaurant will be running their 'Elder at Home' weekly delivery and collection service. Please contact them direct to book. We will be open 10am – 4pm, Monday-Saturday during this period, closed on Sunday.

  • Saturday 4 July

The Piece Hall will re-open to the public. Initially, opening hours will be 10-4, Tuesday to Sunday (6 days a week) We will be closed on Mondays. A maximum of 500 people will be allowed in the building at any one time.

The Piece Hall aims to be fully re-open at a date to be determined and based on government advice and expected visitor numbers.

We have been putting in place plans for a phased re-opening of the building in ways that will keep our tenants, staff and visitors safe. Sanitizer stations will be introduced at the entrances of The Piece Hall and throughout the courtyard. As part of our risk assessments each of our tenants will also be providing sanitizer stations for customers’ use. Additional cleaning will be taking place throughout the day. The gents toilet facilities will be next to the Deli with the ladies by Gin Lane.

Throughout the phased re-opening period, entry will be through North Gate (Woolshops) and exit will be from West Gate (Westgate Arcade).

Those independent businesses operating from The Piece Hall that are able to re-open will do so from 10am on 4 July. Keep checking our social media feeds to check which tenants are open and we will publish regular updates on the website.

Some businesses, events and activities will take longer to reopen or to be rescheduled. We will continue to monitor government guidelines to ensure all activities can return safely when the time is right.

When we re-open, it will be a different, socially distanced experience but with the same warm welcome that everyone has come to expect from a visit to The Piece Hall. We’re looking forward to having you back.


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