Everything else!

Everything else!

From 5th January 2021 England will be in lockdown. Chester city centre businesses will continue to support the people of Chester in line with government guidance.

Outside Spaces

  • Parks, open spaces, outdoor play and youth areas will remain open for the purpose of daily exercise. Visitors should follow Government guidance regarding social distancing, follow any signage and wash their hands when they return home. Residents are able to meet outdoors with one person not from their own household for their daily exercise.
  • The outdoor gyms located at Westminster Park, Chester and St Anne’s Field in Chester have closed.
  • All fixtures and training for indoor and outdoor youth and adult grassroots football will be suspended. (Further information is available on Football Association website). Tennis, golf, bowling and croquet facilities will be closed.


  • Public toilets remain open (between 10am and 5pm) in the following locations:
    • The Groves, Chester
    • Princess Street (near the Market) NOTE: closed 10-12th May for drainage works
    • Grosvenor Park, Chester
    • Frodsham Street, Chester
  • Tesco Frodsham Square toilets are available for customers

Waste Management

  • Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) remain open but we ask that people only travel there for essential reasons and be patient to ensure distancing can be maintained on sites. A proof of residency will need to be shown to HWRC staff.

Library Services

  • All libraries, including the home and mobile library service, will close. An Order and Collect service will be available from 7 January from selected libraries. For more information or to place an order visit the Order and Collect web page or telephone the libraries during the times shown.



  • Dial West Cheshire Shopmobility is open 9.30-4.30 Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
  • Blue Badge holders can stay in disabled bays for four hours unless the car park advises otherwise. Holders will always have to look at the signs in each car park. If you want to park for free, you need to get a microchip sticker for your badge. Make sure you always display your badge and clock whenever you are parking.

Taxi Services

  • Taxi services continue to operate with extra safety measures in place, including screens, masks, contactless payment options and extra cleaning.
  • Abbey Taxis Tel01244 318318
  • KingKabs Tel: 01244 343434 – KingKabs will also collect and deliver food orders on request for the normal cost of the taxi fare

Professional Services

Mental Health Support

Worship / Prayer


PLEASE NOTE: Check using the links provided for individual details, subject to change. If you are a business who wants to be added, don’t hesitate to get in touch, hello@chesterbid.co.uk 

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