Re-opening Village Halls – December 2021


Kim Slater


16 December 2021

ACRE has today published a new briefing note to include guidance about the new regulations introduced to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 Omicron strain: COVID-19 Briefing 16.12.21. There are updated versions of Appendices C and E available below.

September 2021

ACRE has published a helpful briefing note to cover The Government’s Covid-19 – Winter Plan for Village Halls September 2021 v2. This document updates v11 of the COVID-19 Information Sheet still available below for detailed guidance. Appendix E has been updated to include any changes.

ACRE has published a new version of the Information Sheet – Opening your hall after lockdown (v11). This update attempts to assist halls in understanding and navigating the changes at Step 4 in the Government’s Roadmap.

COVID-19 Information Sheet – Re-opening Village & Community Halls v11 22.7.21

We will keep this blog post up to date and change the date in the title, so hall management committees can easily see if the guidance has been amended and can ensure that they are working from the current version.

The appendices have now been separated from the main Information Sheet, but are included for download below as pdf or Word documents.

Appendix A – Checklist 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix B – Hirer Questionnaire 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix C – COVID Secure Poster 16.12.21 Word

Appendix D – Reopening: the practicalities 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix E – Sample Conditions of Hire 16.12.21 Word

Appendix F – Sample Risk Assessment for Hall Committees 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix G – Risk Assessment for Hall Hirers 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix H – First Aid Box 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix I – Playground Notice 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix L – COVID-19 Treatment Plan 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Appendix M – NHS Test & Trace QR Code 21.7.21 pdf / Word

Legionella guidance COVID-19

We are trying to circulate this information as widely as possible, so please pass it on to anyone you know that is involved with a village hall. If you (or they) want to receive information directly, please Contact Us.