The Government has announced the new tier system that will come into force from 2 December

London has been placed in ‘High Alert’ tier 2. Restrictions will be relaxed for five days over the Christmas period.

Find out more about the tier 2 restrictions and information on socialising over Christmas

Tier Two High Alert from 2 December
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Keeping Bexley safe during COVID-19

View the dashboard for latest rate of COVID-19 cases in Bexley

Dashboard 26/11/2020 (PDF)

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Services status

For the safety of our staff and our residents, we are looking to reduce face-to-face contact as much as possible. Some of our non-essential services are being closed and events cancelled. We need to do this to ensure that we can maintain essential services with the resources available to us and to reduce the spread of the virus.

Building and service closures

Venue Details
Civic Offices Following Government advice, Civic Offices is now closed to visitors without an urgent pre-arranged appointment. Please only call the Council if you cannot obtain the advice or service you require online or are unable to access the website.
Council Libraries and Local Studies and Archives Centre Libraries will be closed for general access from 5 November. The Post Office at Crayford Library will remain open as an essential service and will be operating its normal opening times. All items that customers have borrowed will be automatically extended until 9 December, so there is no need to worry if your books are due to be returned in the coming month. Visit the Libraries website for updates on services including information on a planned click and collect service.
All schools across the borough Please visit your individual school’s website for updates. Information is available for parents and carers around what you need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term.
Hall Place House & Gardens For the latest updates on Hall Place & Gardens please refer to Hall Place & Gardens website.
Leisure Centres In line with the Government National Restriction requirements, the borough’s three Parkwood Leisure centres are currently closed.
Parks and open spaces Outdoor gym equipment and multiple-use game areas within our parks and open spaces are closed from Thursday 5 November.
The café facilities in Danson Park and Lesnes Abbey are open for take-away service only.
All events within our parks are currently cancelled but we are accepting provisional bookings for future dates. Bookings will depend on any current national or local restrictions nearer the time. Please follow government guidelines while visiting our green spaces.
Football pitches are unavailable for hire and play is suspended during the national restrictions.
Tennis courts From Thursday 5 November the following tennis courts will be closed:
  • Danson Park
  • Sidcup Place Recreation Ground
  • Russell Park
  • West Heath Recreation Ground
  • Waring Park
  • Belvedere Recreation Ground
  • Northumberland Heath Recreation Ground

If you have any enquiries, please email or call 020 3045 4894.

the five check points

Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020

We confirm we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19

The five steps to safer working together:

  1. We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and shared the results with the people who work here
  2. We have cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures in line with guidance
  3. We have taken all reasonable steps to help people work safely from a COVID-19 Secure workplace or work from home
  4. We have taken all reasonable steps to maintain a 2m distance in the workplace
  5. Where people cannot keep 2m apart we have ensured at least a 1m distance and taken all the mitigating actions possible to manage transmission risk

Signed on behalf of employer

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Employer London Borough of Bexley Date 14 August 2020
Who to contact Jill Moore, Corporate Health & Safety Team Manager. 

Bexley Community Champions

Bexley Community Champions

Community-minded people are being invited to sign-up as Community Champions to help reduce the risk of a local outbreak of COVID-19

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Nominate your Bexley heroes

Nominate your Bexley heroes

The Mayor of Bexley is calling on residents to nominate local heroes for a special commendation award that recognises exceptional contributions and acts of kindness made during the pandemic.

Nominate your Bexley heroes