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Last reviewed on 6 August 2021
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Find out what you need to think about and do to let out your premises from September 2021.

Can we hire out our premises?

Yes, as long as your lettings are in line with current government guidance, including on:

  • Specific activities (see a list of activities with links to relevant guidance below)
  • Social distancing (e.g. the number of people allowed to gather in an indoor or outdoor space) 

Carry out a coronavirus risk assessment before letting out premises

For each of your lettings, you or the hirer (whoever's responsible for the activity of the letting), will need to carry out a coronavirus risk assessment for the particular activity to determine if it can be safely run. The risk assessment should be reviewed in response to any changes to government guidance. 

If you're responsible for completing the risk assessment, see this government guidance for out-of-school provision to help you carry it out, alongside the relevant guidance for:

If the hirer is responsible for completing the risk

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