Changes to halls services, facilities, and regulations
As part of our comprehensive response to the coronavirus outbreak, the following measures have been implemented, in accordance with guidance from the World Health Organization and Public Health England.
Guests & security
In line with UK government instructions to avoid social gatherings of all kinds, we ask that residents do not invite any guests or visitors to the hall at any time of day or night.
Events & common rooms
The intercollegiate halls cancelled all social events from 21st March onwards.
Common rooms were closed from 30th March.
Cleaning & housekeeping
There in an increased frequency of cleaning common areas, including hand rails, door handles, push plates, and elevator buttons.
Students' rooms and flats will not be cleaned.
Catering & dining halls
Some seating will be removed from dining halls. We ask that you maintain a distance of at least 1 metre from other people when taking meals.
All items that would normally be self-service are now being served by our catering staff.
If you use the dining hall for study or other activities, please ensure that nothing is left on the tables when you are not actually there and using the space. This is so that tables can be properly cleaned before and after meal times. If items are left in the dining hall, it will be locked outside of meal times.
There is more detail about the changes to dining room arrangements in this article.
Our main information outlet about COVID-19 is here: Coronavirus advice and FAQs | University of London.
There's more COVID-19 information specifically for intercollegiate halls residents here.
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