Cromer Pier reopens after lockdown

An iconic Norfolk pier has reopened for residents and local visitors to enjoy. Cromer Pier welcomed people for the first time in weeks after various lockdown restrictions were eased on Monday.

For instance, the government has allowed outdoor meetings of up to six people, as well as the reopening of outdoor retail and primary schools.

North Norfolk District Council welcoming locals back to the pier is part of a phased reintroduction of some facilities across the area.

"We are aware that the Pier is an iconic structure in our District and are pleased that once again people can enjoy it. However we are still urging visitors to act responsibly", the council wrote on its website.

The Pavilion, Tides Restaurant and The Gift Shop remain closed. Visitors to the pier have been asked to avoid the platform if it's busy, practice social distancing and wash hands/use hand sanitiser after visiting.

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