Pub reopens post-lockdown with new safety measures and a modern makeover

PUBLISHED: 16:51 13 July 2020 | UPDATED: 17:12 13 July 2020

The Fountain Pub in Ely has reopened as the coronavirus lockdown eases across the country. Picture: THE FOUNTAIN PUB / FACEBOOK

The Fountain Pub in Ely has reopened as the coronavirus lockdown eases across the country. Picture: THE FOUNTAIN PUB / FACEBOOK

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The Fountain pub in Ely has reopened following lockdown with a new set of social distancing guidelines and safety measures - as well as a modern makeover.

During the time it’s been closed, the owners have been busy redecorating the entire venue - including a full refurbishment of their mens toilets.

To ensure social distancing, they have also implemented a reduced capacity and safely spaced table layout, while there are also multiple ant-bacterial hand gel pumps located around the pub.

The owners said: “For anyone who hasn’t been in yet we took some time over lockdown to redecorate the entire pub, including a full refurbishment of our gents bathrooms which we’re very proud of.

The Fountain Pub in Ely say it is The Fountain Pub in Ely say it is "pawsome to be open again. Thanks to everyone who came in for our opening weekend, it was great to see you all again (at a safe distance!) after so many months". Picture: THE FOUNTAIN PUB / FACEBOOK

“In accordance with government guidelines, overall capacity is reduced for now, and our tables are appropriately spaced out.”


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