Decision details

Temporary closure of Herefordshire Archive & Records Centre (HARC), Hereford Museum & Art Gallery and Black & White House Museum

Decision Maker: Director of Economy and Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This is to comply with legal obligations being brought in as part of the England wide lockdown between November 5th 2020 and December 2nd 20020.

The Statutory Instrument 2020 No. 1200 entitled ‘The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No 4) Regulations 2020 was laid before Parliament on 3rd November 2020 and comes into effect on 5th November 2020. This requires the closure to the public of museums and galleries as well as HARC

Contact: Jon Chedgzoy, Museum, Libraries and Archieves Manager Email:

Publication date: 13/11/2020

Date of decision: 13/11/2020

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