Hollywood Monster helping Birmingham create 2 lane Pedestrian walkways

by tim andrews on May 28, 2020

Keeping your distance on the High Street: Towns and cities unveil two-way pedestrian lanes and pavement markings to enforce two-metre rule as coronavirus transforms shopping habits

  • Markings have been stuck to the pavement of Broad Street, Birmingham
  • Leamington Spa paints flowers on the ground to keep shoppers apart
  • It comes as London closes some streets and markets to cars
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

Towns and cities including Birmingham and Leamington Spa are introducing two-way pedestrian lanes and pavement markings to keep shoppers two metres as people return to the high street.

Business improvement districts have been working on making town and city centres safe for shoppers in advance of a further easing of lockdown measures. 

In Birmingham, a 100-metre stretch of Broad Street, one of the city's busiest streets, has seen telling people to keep two metres apart stuck to the pavement. 

In leafy Leamington Spa, flowers have been painted on the street as a warning for people to keep their distance from one another.

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