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Re Opening after COVID-19 

After months of being unable to run sessions, we are delighted to welcome you back to enjoy roleplay with your littlies in the city.

 

There are of course, some adaptions we have put in place temporarily which will not only keep you and your little ones safe but even enhance the experience you’ve come to know and love.

 

Session length and cleaning break: 

  • Every session is now 1 hour of play. We then have 45 minutes to air and clean the city ready for session 2. During the clean we will disinfect all large surfaces, all toys and any that aren’t easily cleaned. We also have an entire second (and third) set of toys to swap in for the second session, so if you’re attending session 1 or 2 or 3 you can have peace of mind that the city is sparkly clean and safe.

 
Capacity and space to play: 

  • Following government advice, our new temporary capacity will be 30 people (including non-walkers).

  • Only one adult maximum per playing child will be allowed.

 

Babies and non walkers: 
You know that usually we love and encourage you to bring your babies and non-walkers and there is no additional charge. We want Little City to be a space that both younger and older siblings can enjoy.

  • At present, as babies count in our numbers- we are temporarily having to cap the number of babies to 3 per session and all babies must have a free booked ticket on the booking page.

  • If your little one is cruising/just walking however and might like to get down and play, you can book a playing child ticket in addition to their older sibling so they can enjoy! 

Ticket price and extras: 

  • Our £1 approx ticket cost increase is temporary and will support us to be able to begin running sessions again in the safest way possible. We are still making a substantial loss, however we very much wanted to offer an affordable ticket price as we appreciate this time has been financially difficult for us all.

  • We will be increasing our extra enhancement areas to two to create even more places for your little one to explore, which will organically support social distancing with your child. And again, less children, more space!

Sparkly clean hands and toys:

  • Hand santizer will be made available at the entrance and throughout the City. You'll also see additional anti-bac wipes that you are free to use if you wish. 

  • We ask that you and your child(ren) wash your hands before entering the session and regularly throughout the event.

  • If your child ‘mouths’ any of our toys (we appreciate they might like to try the wooden cakes and ice creams!) please place the item in our ‘scrub tub’ when they’re finished playing with it so we can quickly and easily clean and disinfect it ready for other children to play and enjoy.

Lets keep the space for play: 

  • We request that you don’t bring pushchairs or buggy’s into the session and minimise the use of car seats etc to bring babies in so we can maximise the space for play and movement round.

  • If you are bringing a baby into the session please use slings/carriers where possible.

  • If you are walking to your local session, most of our venues have foyers where you can safely leave your pushchair and remove your belongings.

  • We'll ask you to place bags and coats in a specified place and away from others. 

We can physically distance but still be social: 

  • Please observe the 2m social distancing guidelines when playing at Little City. We know and appreciate that little children will not comprehend the guidelines that we’ve all come to understand, but we ask that our parents and carers support their little ones closely with this ,helping them see where others are playing and where they can explore next. 

  • If you are booking to meet friends at the session, you're more than welcome! However please ensure that your friend group is not over the 6 person limit within guidance taking effect from Monday 14th September. We appreciate your support.

We can't wait to see your faces:

  • As of the 8th August 2020, the UK Government has made is mandatory for all adult members of the public to wear a 'face covering' in settings including community centres and village halls as well as an extended list of other public indoor spaces.

  • If you're enjoying your coffee or snack, you can of course take it off whilst sat at the side with your little one.

  • Whilst it isn't mandatory for us as staff to wear a face covering, we are choosing to opt for a visor so we are taking every precaution whilst still providing a smiley, welcoming environment to visit. 

 

As always, if you have any concerns or questions during an event please speak to the Little City team member during your session. 

For those of you that had tickets booked to a session pre lockdown but do not yet feel ready to attend, your voucher codes will be valid for 12 months from issue. When you're ready we will be here to welcome you back

If you have any questions about our procedures in our sessions, please let me know: vicki@littlecityuk.com 07803929151
 
 

 

Little City UK

HQ: Brantham, Manningtree, Essex

East Anglia

vicki@littlecityuk.com

07803 929151

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