English Tiers from 2 December

Tier 3: Very High alert
North East
Tees Valley Combined Authority:
Hartlepool
Middlesbrough
Stockton-on-Tees
Redcar and Cleveland
Darlington
North East Combined Authority:
Sunderland
South Tyneside
Gateshead
Newcastle upon Tyne
North Tyneside
County Durham
Northumberland
North West
Greater Manchester
Lancashire
Blackpool
Blackburn with Darwen
Yorkshire and The Humber
The Humber
West Yorkshire
South Yorkshire
West Midlands
Birmingham and Black Country
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull
East Midlands
Derby and Derbyshire
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
Leicester and Leicestershire
Lincolnshire
South East
Slough (remainder of Berkshire is tier 2: High alert)
Kent and Medway
South West
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
North Somerset

Tier 2: High alert
North West
Cumbria
Liverpool City Region
Warrington and Cheshire
Yorkshire
York
North Yorkshire
West Midlands
Worcestershire
Herefordshire
Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin
East Midlands
Rutland
Northamptonshire
East of England
Suffolk
Hertfordshire
Cambridgeshire, including Peterborough
Norfolk
Essex, Thurrock and Southend on Sea
Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes
London
all 32 boroughs plus the City of London
South East
East Sussex
West Sussex
Brighton and Hove
Surrey
Reading
Wokingham
Bracknell Forest
Windsor and Maidenhead
West Berkshire
Hampshire (except the Isle of Wight), Portsmouth and Southampton
Buckinghamshire
Oxfordshire
South West
South Somerset, Somerset West and Taunton, Mendip and Sedgemoor
Bath and North East Somerset
Dorset
Bournemouth
Christchurch
Poole
Gloucestershire
Wiltshire and Swindon
Devon

Tier 1: Medium alert
South East
Isle of Wight
South West
Cornwall
Isles of Scilly

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Meeting friends and family Maximum of six indoors or outdoors, other than single households or support bubbles No mixing of households indoors, apart from support bubbles. Maximum of six outdoors No mixing of households indoors, or most outdoor places, apart from support bubbles. Maximum of six in some outdoor spaces (eg parks, sports courts, public gardens)
Bars, pubs and restaurants Venues must be table service only. They must stop taking orders at 10pm and must close by 11pm Pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. Hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with substantial meals. Last orders at 10pm and must close by 11pm Hospitality is closed, with the exception of sales by takeaway, drivethrough or delivery
Retail Open Open Open
Entertainment Open Open Indoor venues closed
Personal care Open Open Open
Travelling Walk or cycle if possible. Avoid travel into tier 3 areas (except where necessary, such as for work, education, medical attention, youth services or caring responsibilities) Reduce the number of journeys made where possible. Avoid travel into tier 3 areas (except where necessary, such as work, education, medical attention, youth services or caring responsibilities) Avoid travelling out of the area, other than where necessary such as for work, education, youth services, medical attention or because of caring responsibilities. Reduce the number of journeys made where possible
Overnight stays Permitted, with household, support bubble, or up to 6 people. Permitted, with household or support bubble. No overnight stays outside of local area, unless necessary for work, education or similar reasons.
Accommodation Open Open Closed (except with limited exceptions such as work purposes or where people cannot return home)
Work and business Everyone who can work from home should do so Everyone who can work from home should do so Everyone who can work from home should do so
Education Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Registered childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Registered childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Registered childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted
Places of worship Open, but cannot interact with more than six people Open, but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble Open, but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble
Weddings and funerals 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships, wedding receptions and wakes; 30 for funerals 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships, wedding receptions and wakes; 30 for funerals. 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships and wakes; 30 for funerals. Wedding receptions not permitted
Exercise Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but must follow the rule of six indoors. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but cannot take place indoors if there is any interaction between people from different households. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but people should avoid higher-risk contact activity. Group exercise activities and sports indoors should not take place, unless with household or bubble. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue
Indoor leisure eg gyms, swimming Open Open Open
Large events - elite sport, live performances and business Open to the public, but limited to 50% capacity or 4000 outdoors / 1000 indoors (whichever is lower). Social contact limits apply Open to the public, but limited to 50% capacity or 2000 outdoors / 1000 indoors (whichever is lower). Social contact limits apply Events should not take place; drive-in events permitted