DRINKERS sank takeaway pints at London’s Borough Market immediately avoiding social distancing and queueing with out masks.
Boozers made essentially the most of present lockdown measures earlier than strict Tier 2 lockdown guidelines ban pubs serving booze with out meals.
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Londoners loved their takeaway pints close to the central marketCredit score: W8MEDIA
Individuals queued as much as enter Borough Market earlier immediatelyCredit score: W8MEDIA
New Tier 2 restrictions will cease pubs serving alcohol except it’s purchased with a ‘substantial meal’Credit score: W8MEDIA
Borough Market, based mostly in central London, was bustling earlier immediately with crowds travelling to the market to benefit from the market which has remained open over lockdown.
The streets surrounding the market had been filled with the bulk having fun with their takeaway pints from the boozers close to the market.
Footage present drinkers flouting social distancing guidelines whereas huddling in teams.
Others queued in lengthy strains for pints and meals selecting to not put on their face coverings.
It comes as England prepares to go away its second lockdown on December 2 and re-enter the tier system.
Boris Johnson yesterday effectively put all of England under the toughest two Covid tiers — other than a fortunate one per cent.
Crowds packed the central London market avoiding social distancing measuresCredit score: W8MEDIA
Alcohol is permitted to be bought from pubs so long as they’re ordered on-line, by telephone or app beforehand Credit score: W8MEDIA
Round 55million folks have gone into Tiers 2 or 3, whereas solely the Isle of Wight, Cornwall and Isle of Scilly are in Tier 1.
Individuals residing there’ll face few restrictions and be free to mingle indoors.
These in Tier 2 – together with London and Liverpool – can solely drink in pubs serving a considerable meal and can’t combine with different households indoors.
The federal government’s definition of a considerable meal is a “full breakfast, primary lunchtime or night meal”.
Institutions will refuse to serve booze to prospects who solely order bar snacks – it must be a meal.
The brand new guidelines apply to revellers sitting inside and outdoors, and are on prime of the Covid-secure rules.
Buddies loved their takeaway pints regardless of England being in a four-week lockdownCredit score: W8MEDIA
Males lean towards pillars whereas holding their pints in takeaway cups only a brief distance from the marketCredit score: W8MEDIA
Bars and pubs that do not serve substantial meals must shut.
Yesterday a Covid marshal with a megaphone advised laughing crowds consuming takeaways “Covid can kill you” in a bid to interrupt them up.
The lady – carrying a hi-vis jacket – was seen patrolling by way of teams of punters tucking into their lunch on the central London market.
Clutching a megaphone, she tells them: “That meals is to be taken away.
“Please maintain two metres aside.
“Covid can kill you”.
The marshal then joined in laughing with a bunch of women who giggled as she requested them to remain two metres aside.
She additionally apologised for getting in the way in which of shoppers queuing for meals as she continued doing her job in London Bridge.