Liverpool footfall plummets to July levels in first week of Tier 3 restrictions

Liverpool museum

Footfall in Liverpool has plunged to levels last seen at the end of the national lockdown in the summer, in the week since it became the first city to be placed into the government’s highest tier of Covid-19 restrictions.

The areas of Liverpool and Merseyside were the first regions in the UK to go into the government’s Tier 3 restrictions last week, and the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) says the effect on footfall has been rapid and pronounced.

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