How to keep safe at Basford Road Baptist Church

We have implemented a wide range of measures to try and keep safe during this Covid time.  On this page you can find out how you can help and some changes we have made that you need to be aware of.

Social Distancing

  • Please follow the new one-way system that is signed throughout the building: the entrance is at the front of church and the exit is through the car park doors.  If you have any difficulties in using the front doors then ring the door bell at the Car Park doors and someone will come to assist you.
  • Social Distancing throughout the building is 2m, so please ensure your household stays this distance away from other households.
  • Please do not attend in groups larger than 6 unless you are from the same household.
  • For Track and Trace purposes will need to ask you for name and telephone number when entering the building at all events/activities (unless you have booked at a Sunday Service in advance).  You will need to do this every time you enter the building.  The details are not passed on to anybody else unless required for Track and Trace Purposes and the data is destroyed after 21 days.  If you want to be on the mailing list so you are kept up to date on everything we are doing then please contact us.


  • Please do not come to the building if you are unwell, especially if showing signs of Covid-19 including high temperature, continuous new cough, loss of smell/taste.
  • If you become unwell whilst in the building please let us know immediately.
  • Please us the hand sanitisers available when entering or leaving the building.
  • Toilets can be used but the flush handle and taps must be wiped after use, and hands must be washed for 20 seconds.
  • Magazines and leaflets can be looked at but must be taken home, please do not put them bck.
  • Bibles, Hymn Books and the Library are available.  When you have finished please put the book in the Returns box for quarantine.
  • Materials such as as pens, paper, eetc cannot be shared between households, once finished with please put them to one side so they can be quarantied.

Face Coverings

  • You must wear a face covering when in the church building except if you are exempt or a child under 11.

Families & Children

  • Families are, of course, still very much welcome! However, you do have to keep your children with you at all times.
  • Currently there is no Sunday School or Crèche.
  • We cannot offer any toys for children to play with.

Sunday Services

  • We have had to reduce the number of seats available at Sunday Services so you will need to book in advance.  Households/Bubbles will be able to sit together.
  • Please come between 10.15 and 10.30.  Our Welcoming Team will direct you to your seats.
  • You must wear a Face Covering to Sunday Services unless you are exempt.
  • Families are of course still very welcome and the service has been tailored to appeal to the whole family.  There is no Sunday School or Crèche for the time being.  Please ensure that children stay with you at all times.
  • Unfortunately, singing by the congregation is not allowed at the moment.
  • No refreshments will be available before or after the service, but you can bring in your own refreshments providing you take everything back home with you afterwards.
  • At the end of the service you will be given guidance of how to leave the building.  

Renew Community Café

  • There is no need to book in advance to come to the Café.
  • Face Coverings do not need to be worn but can be if you wish to.
  • There can be no more than two Households/Bubbles per table.  
  • Tables will be cleaned between use.
  • Families must remain together at all times.

MidWeek Childrens Club

  • There is a maximum of 15 children allowed.
  • Children are allowed to mix but must not touch each other.  All games will be non-touch.


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