Coronavirus: Spalding's South Holland Centre and Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens will close
South Holland District Council announced moments ago that The South Holland Centre and Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens will be closed from tomorrow until the end of April.
The council says it is taking the step "in light of the Government’s latest advice to help suppress the spread of the COVID-19 virus".
Speaking about the South Holland Centre, a council spokesperson said: "Customers who have booked tickets for films, workshops, and live shows or hires taking place during this time will be contacted over the next few days."
The building will close and communication with the centre will only be available by phone (01775 764777) or online www.southhollandcentre.co.uk.
The council spokesperson said: "We would kindly ask that customers remain patient as our Box Office team have a big task ahead of them over the coming days.
"The safety of our customers and staff is of course always our priority and we will miss everyone.
"Please keep in touch with us via the South Holland Centre, and South Holland District Council’s social media pages and website where we will announce the latest updates.
"In the meantime please look after one another and we will see you soon."
Ayscoughfee Hall and Gardens will close for the same period, as will the popular cafe in the gardens.
Any events due to take the place at Ayscoughfee Hall during this time will be postponed, and the hall will only be contactable by phone (01775 764555) or online at ayscoughfee.org
The step has been prompted to safeguard all who use the museum, visitors and staff.
Updates will be posted on Ayscoughfee Hall's and South Holland District Council’s social media pages and website.
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