info Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

During the current situation, our priority is to continue providing essential council services, while protecting the health and wellbeing of our residents.

Some of our services have temporarily stopped or changed:

  • Rochester Castle will re-open Saturday 4 July 
  • Guildhall Museum will re-open Tuesday 7 July
  • the Visitor Information Centre (including Rochester Art Gallery) will re-open Tuesday 7 July
  • Upnor Castle, Eastgate House, Temple Manor and Brook Pumping Station will remain closed until further notice
  • the Medway Archives Centre is closed
  • all shows at The Brook and Central Theatres in Chatham are cancelled up until the end of July
  • events and group activities have been cancelled until the end of July

When you visit our tourist sites or buildings, our staff may ask for your name, email, phone number and postcode. This is for test and trace.

Please follow social distancing guidelines. 

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Together with support from partners and other local authorities, we have brought together information and advice to support the creative sector. 

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