Boris Johnson has outlined the next steps of the governments plans to move forward from the Coronavirus pandemic.

The main points from the Prime Ministers announcement were;

From 1 August:

  • Bowling alleys, skating rinks and casinos can reopen
  • Wedding receptions will be allowed for up to 30 people
  • Indoor performances to a live audience will restart
  • Employers and employees should discuss whether it is safe to return to the workplace.

From September: 

  • Schools, nurseries and colleges will be open to children and young people on a full-time basis.

From October: 

  • Aim for audiences to return to stadia and conferences
  • Other business events will restart.


  • Mr Johnson said the government hopes to “allow a more significant return to normality from November at the earliest – possibly in time for Christmas”.