This is how safety measures are changing at Chesterfield Cineworld following Freedom Day

Chesterfield cinema Cineworld is changing its safety measures following ‘Freedom Day’ and the removal of most Covid restrictions.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 3:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 3:39 pm

The cinema, based at Alma Leisure Park, Derby Road, has revealed the changes in a newsletter sent to its members.

It follows Monday’s further relaxation of government Covid-19 guidelines across England, which has been dubbed ‘Freedom Day’.

The cinema chain states that its ‘priority remains the safety of our customers and employees’.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Cineworld in Chesterfield.

"Therefore, we have decided to keep social distancing in our screens in England as an additional safety precaution for our customers,” the newsletter says.

"In addition, we will continue to provide hand sanitizer stations, additional cleaning, anti-bacterial hand soap in the toilets and plastic screens at the till.

"Face coverings are no longer mandatory, however we are encouraging our customers and employees to continue wearing face coverings and we will continue to provide face masks to our teams,” Cineworld’s statement adds.