Mint Warehouse club in Leeds set to reopen at one minute past midnight to public on June 21 following lockdown roadmap annoucement

A club in Leeds is planning on opening its doors to the public at 12.01am on June 21 - wasting no time at all when they are legally allowed to open.

Saturday, 27th February 2021, 4:45 pm
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Mint Warehouse announced the plans for its opening night - System - on its social media platforms on Friday.

The Water Lane club took to Facebook to reveal its 'Grand Reopening' date and time - which will be Monday, June 21 at 12.01am.

Under the Government's roadmap out of lockdown, the initial date of June 21 has been set for all restrictions to be eased - permitting clubs to reopen and large amounts of people to gather.

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The post said: "System - The Grand Reopening - Round 2

"Monday 21st June - 00:01 am start

"Mint Warehouse"

System, which is the name of the reopening night, also took to social media to tell the Leeds public that there is 'no point messing about' with when it opens.

The post said: "No point messing about we're opening Sunday midnight!

"System - The Grand Reopening - Round 2

"Monday 21st June - 00:01 am start

"Mint Warehouse

"Fingers crossed"

Mint Warehouse go-ers are just as excited about the news, dubbing Leeds as 'the best city in this country' because of the timing of the club's reopening.

One tweeted: "Mint warehouse opening it’s doors at 00:01 on the 21st June is another reason why Leeds is the best city in this country."

What are the key dates of the lockdown roadmap?

Step 1

From 8 March:

- All school children will return to face-to-face teaching in schools.

- People will be able to meet one other person from a household for outdoor recreation, including a coffee or a picnic.

- Care home residents will be allowed to have “one regular indoor visitor”, but they must wear full PPE and respect social distancing.

From 29 March:

- Six people from two households will be allowed to meet up in a private garden

- Outdoor sports facilities will reopen, including outdoor swimming pools and golf courses

- People are “no longer legally required to stay at home.”

Step 2

From 12 April:

- Non-essential shops, hairdressers, nail salons and personal care services will reopen at this point

- Hospitality venues including pubs and restaurants will reopen for outdoor purposes only. A group of up to six people or two different households can meet outdoors

- Gyms, libraries, zoos, museums and theme parks - only with members of your own household

- Hotels, hostels, Air BnBs and self-catering holiday accommodation will reopen, but only for household groups

- Up to 30 people can attend funerals and the maximum number of people at a wake will increase from six to 15

Step 3

From 17 May:

- Up to 30 people can meet up outdoors, including in pub and restaurant gardens

- Indoor social mixing is allowed, but only for up to six people or two households together

- Indoor exercise classes can resume

- Pubs and restaurants can reopen indoors, but the rule of six/two household rule will still apply for meeting inside

- Large-scale sporting events or performances will be allowed with up to 1,000 people indoors and up to 4,000 outdoors

- Bigger football stadiums will be allowed up to 10,000 fans - or a quarter of capacity – whichever is lower

- 30 people will be allowed to attend weddings, receptions, funerals, wakes and christenings.

Step 4

From 21 June:

- All legal limits on social contact and to be removed

- Nightclubs to reopen and large events such as theatre performances above the limits of step three to resume

- The Government hopes that from this date restrictions on weddings and funerals will also be abolished