London Tier 3: The cities round London stay in Tier 2


The latest animal restrictions have been announced and London has been moved to Tier 3 after weeks of rumors and a surge in cases.

For a long time, Londoners felt they were staying in Tier 2 for Christmas, but the government announced it would move into Tier 3 on Wednesday December 16.

The new rules come into effect at 0.01 a.m.

From then on, Londoners can only meet in groups of six in public spaces and from only two households.

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All hospitality and dining facilities must be closed, except for take-away. Some football fans in the capital had a brief reunion with their teams, but in Tier 3 fans are no longer allowed in stadiums.

But there are plenty of areas on the outskirts of London that can stay in Tier 2 and spend the pre-Christmas period in pubs and restaurants.

Two counties bordering London have been split in half as the southern halves of Essex and Hertfordshire move to Tier 3 on Wednesday. The northern halves remain in Tier 2.

The cities of Surrey and Sussex remain in Tier 2, while Kent was placed in Tier 3 when the last lockdown ended and will remain there.

Speaking from the House of Commons yesterday, Matt Hancock said, “The [national] Average daily hospital admissions are up 13 percent.

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“The latest numbers show that the average daily cases have increased 14 percent over the past week.

“And this rise and this spread is still not even in the whole country.

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“We’re seeing a surge in South Wales, London and parts of the east and south-east of England.”

On Monday, Professor Kevin Fenton, England’s Regional Director of Public Health, said during the daily coronavirus briefing, “This is a defining moment for London and the South East of England.”

The cities near London in Tier 2

Here is the full list of cities near London that will be placed in Tier 2 government coronavirus restrictions as of December 16.



Milton Keynes

St. Albans


Welwyn Garden City




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