Liverpool One announces new measures as it prepares to reopen
Jun 1, 2020
Grosvenor Europe’s Liverpool One has released details of its reopening plan, including a new set of safety measures.
It comes ahead of the reopening of non-essential retail stores, which are likely to be given the okay from 15 June.
The shopping centre said its open-air layout, coupled with wide shopping boulevards, will make it easier for people to move around freely while observing the 2-metre social distancing rule.
More hand sanitiser stations will be positioned across the estate and all staff will wear face masks and gloves.
Like other shopping centres, a one-way walking system will be introduced in some areas, including the upper level of South John Street. Visitors will be also be advised to keep to the left at all times.
Alison Clegg, director of asset management at Grosvenor Europe, commented: “The team has worked hard in consultation with our retailers to prepare a safe and welcoming environment, with many measures in place to ensure everyone visiting and working at Liverpool One are protected under the national guidelines.”
Designated queuing areas will be in place to accommodate shoppers and ensure retailers can restrict the number of customers in stores. Additionally the shopping centre has revised its opening hours to allow staff to avoid peak travel times.
Alison Clegg concluded: “We are now looking forward to welcoming back our visitors to Liverpool One in the newly adapted scheme.Our primary focus is for visitors to safely enjoy the outdoor spaces and once again start supporting the local economy in this period of recovery.”
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