Council buildings and services

Buildings and facilities

The current open/closed status is as follows:

  • The Platform - Closed for events until 25 June 2021 at the earliest. 
  • Williamson Park - Cafe open for take away only. Some toilets open. Shop, Butterfly House and zoo remain closed.
  • Play areas - All city council play areas are open. See lancaster.gov.uk/play-areas for full details and Covid-19 guidance.
  • Salt Ayre Leisure Centre - some facilities have re-opened, see www.lancaster.gov.uk/saltayre for more information
  • Museums (City, Maritime and Cottage) - Closed until further notice.
  • The Storey –  Closed except for pre-arranged educational programming. 
  • Printroom Café & Bar - Closed until further notice.
  • Citylab - Public meeting rooms closed. Tenants are not affected.
  • Visitor Information Centres - Closed.
  • Lancaster and Morecambe town halls – Customer service centres closed. Please telephone 01524 582000 or email customerservices@lancaster.gov.uk.
  • Festival Market - Open.
  • Charter Market - Open at temporary location in Dalton Square
  • Assembly Rooms - Open.
  • Arnside and Silverdale AONB – Offices closed to the public until further notice.

Cemeteries

All of our cemetery grounds remain open as usual. We welcome visitors to our grounds, but ask that they observe and practice social distancing guidelines as in any public space. There are some changes with regard to funeral services, which will be advised at the time of booking a funeral.

Parks

Our parks remain open. Please observe social distancing and keep two metres apart.