Community Building COVID-19 Guidance

National Lockdown 5th November to 2nd December 2020: Government regulations have been updated to reflect the new national lockdown period we have entered. ACRE have released information for Community Buildings summarising the relevant points from the regulations. The document is available below.

ACRE Information for Community Buildings 5.11.20

As the lead organisation for support for Community Buildings, GRCC has held a number of online sessions since the summer to guide you through how to re-open your community building with regard to the rules around COVID-19. We have also been sending out updates via our Community Buildings Network mailing lists. You can sign up to this mailing list here 

You can access the latest versions of the ACRE information sheet and its appendices by clicking on the links below. This should be read alongside the latest government guidance issued on the same subject which can be accessed by clicking here.

To help you interpret the information and for further help, please contact your relevant  GRCC Community Development Officer:

Cotswolds and Forest of Dean: Liane James: - 

Stroud, Tewkesbury and Gloucester: Helen Richards - 

Cheltenham: Angela Gilbert- 

ACRE Covid-19 Information sheet - opening your hall after lockdown V7 30.9.2020

Appendix A: Reopening checklist

Appendix B: Covid Re-opening questionnaire

Appendix C: Covid secure poster

Appendix D: Management of social distancing

Appendix E: Sample special conditions of hire during Covid-19

Appendix F: Risk assessment for hall committees

Appendix G: Risk assessment for hall hirers

Appendix H: Covid-19 first aid box

Appendix I: Playground and play equipment signage

Appendix J: Performances in village and community halls

Appendix K: Indoor and outdoor exercise and sport

Appendix L: Covid-19 treatment plan

Appendix M: Test & Trace QR Code

Legionella guidance - Covid-19