Tim Martin, founder and chairman of pub company J D Wetherspoon on his visit to The Banker's Draft, Sheffield

First look inside Wetherspoons as 750 pubs plan to reopen with social distancing measures

Pubs are set to reopen with social distancing measures in place on July 4, and with its well-known app, Wetherspoon’s is already well-set to ensure customers remain safe.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 9:50 am

Measures brought in to keep pubs safe post-lockdown include special members of staff whose job it is to clean ‘touch points’ throughout the pubs, as well as screens on tables and at tills, hand sanitiser points and tables and seating separated according to the social distances advised. The chain, which drew criticism over its treatment of staff at the start of lockdown, boasted that it had spent £11m on making its pubs safe during the pandemic. Here’s what some of the social distancing measures in place could look like.

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