Severn Trent to reopen some visitor sites in Derbyshire

Severn Trent is to reopen some of its smaller visitor sites in Derbyshire after the Government relaxed lockdown measures.
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The water company said it is introducing a number of measures to keep visitors as safe as possible, including closing some footpaths, introducing one-way systems and keeping all playgrounds shut.

Hand sanitiser will be provided in some car parks and toilets, although the number of loos available will be reduced.

Linacre in Chesterfield.Linacre in Chesterfield.
Linacre in Chesterfield.

From Wednesday, Severn Trent’s Linacre and Ogston sites – in Chesterfield and near Clay Cross respectively – will reopen to members of the public.

Dominic Robinson, visitor experience lead at Severn Trent, said: “If, after the smaller sites have reopened, we’re confident our plans are working well, and social distancing is being maintained, we’ll look to open our larger sites over the coming weeks.”

Other sites staying closed are Staunton Harold, Fairholmes, Tittesworth, Foremark and Carsington.