Decision details

Reopening of Ramsbottom, Prestwich and Radcliffe Libraries.

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


All libraries were closed to the public on the 23rd March. We are continuing to provide our online offer to customers. The Archive Service is now open for online enquiries and a limited number of appointments (the service is housed within Bury Art Gallery and Museum).

On 13th August Bury Library reopened to the public and as part of the phased reopening of the service plans have been developed to reopen the libraries in Ramsbottom, Prestwich and Radcliffe.

Risk Assessments for the safe reopening of each building have been submitted and approved by Health & Safety and the Corporate Landlord group.

Publication date: 07/10/2020

Date of decision: 28/09/2020

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