Steps have been taken by the Conservative led borough council to help keep residents safe while the town centres re-opens its doors. Residents will see pavement markers to help indicate how far they should keep apart, one-way pedestrian flow is restricted in some areas and restrictions on the use of public seating.
Cllr Seb Lowe, Conservative leader of Rugby Borough Council welcomed shoppers back. He led a joint statement from other party leaders in saying, “We are pleased to be able to reopen the town centre and have worked hard at implementing measures to support businesses and keep our residents safe. The council will continue to work with partners to monitor our open spaces and ensure that we can support the town centre by making sure that it is a safe and welcoming place to be. We need to “act and adapt” to make sure that these changes work well."
Warwickshire County Council will be introducing changes to the road network around the town centre to allow more space for pedestrians and cyclists. You can download the changes below.
The Council has produced a list of safety tips for visitors on their website.
If your thinking of walking or cycling into the town centre. You can find a handy cycle rack or the nearest public toilet using the Rugby App. Download it for free at www.rugby.gov.uk/app.
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