COVID-19: Community centres

With the latest information on the Government guidance on social contact rules, voluntary and community sector organisations should not hire out community spaces/rooms for private functions.

Kensington and Chelsea community centres

Following the latest Government announcement, community centres must close except for a limited number of services. Permitted activities include:

  1. Education and training - for schools to use sports, leisure and community facilities where that is part of their normal provision.
  2. Childcare purposes and supervised activities for children.
  3. Hosting food banks.

Venues that remain open for any one of these activities must follow Covid-19 secure guidelines to protect visitors and staff.

To find out if your local community centre is open and the services on offer, please contact them directly by phone or email for more details.

The Curve

The Curve will close under current restrictions. A number of activities will remain available online.

Visit the Events at The Curve web page for further information on online events.

Working safely at this time

Read the Government guidelines for how to working safely during COVID-19.

Face coverings

If you can, you should also wear a face covering in enclosed public spaces where social distancing is not possible and where you may come into contact with people you do not normally meet. Read more about how to wear face coverings on the Government website.

More information

If you are a community or voluntary sector organisation and would like advice and guidance, please email the Council on Please state whether you offer your services from a RBKC owned premises in the email.