Coronavirus: UK before and after ‘lockdown’

Places throughout the Uk are eerily empty pursuing the introduction of demanding new steps to test to slow the distribute of coronavirus. Primary Minister Boris Johnson has stated everyone must continue to be at home and only go out for specific factors.

Here are a choice of visuals from areas about the United kingdom displaying scenes just before and immediately after the “lockdown”.

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Crowds collected at the gates exterior Buckingham Palace on 13 March 2020, although only a pair of figures go by on 24 March.

Crowds outside Buckingham Palace 13 March 2020

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Buckingham Palace 24 March 2020

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Site visitors queues on London’s Tower Bridge on 16 March 2020, but only a number of cars can be witnessed on 24 March, the working day just after the prime minister’s announcement.

Tower Bridge 16 March 2020

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Tower Bridge 24 March 2020

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Site visitors congregate outside the Nationwide Gallery in Trafalgar Sq., London, on 28 January 2014 but on 24 March 2020 you will find hardly any individual to be seen.

National Gallery 28 January 2014

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National Gallery 24 March 2020

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Crowds of persons flocked to Barry Island to get pleasure from the beautiful climate on 14 September 2019. Look at this with 25 March 2020

Barry Island 14 September 2019

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Barry Island 25 March 2020

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It was a comparable scene in Bournemouth. Holidaymakers pack the beach front on 28 June 2019 but on 23 March 2020 only a few people can be noticed strolling along the edge of the shore.

Bournemouth 28 June 2019

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Bournemouth 23 March 2020

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Persons walk throughout the Millennium Bridge in London, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the history, on 13 March 2020 whilst all is quiet a few times later on on 25 March.

Millennium Bridge, 13 March 2020

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Millennium Bridge, 25 March 2020

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Ticket holders assemble for the offered-out engage in, Harry Potter and the Cursed Kid at London’s Palace Theatre on 12 March 2020. Just a several times later theatres, alongside with dining places and other non-critical organizations, were being pressured to close as element of the steps to check out and sluggish the distribute of coronavirus.

Palace Theatre, London, 12 March 2020

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Palace Theatre, London, 25 March 2020

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Waterloo station in London is one particular of quite a few chaotic transportation hubs all around the region which glance very unique at the second though folks are asked to only vacation if it is absolutely required. Commuters can be found thronging the concourse on 12 March 2020 but appear at the variance on 25 March.

Waterloo station 12 March 2020

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Waterloo station, 25 March 2020

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The streets in the centre of Bath were being busy with website visitors and consumers on 11 March 2020 and but on 24 March the retailers had been closed and the streets empty.

Bath city centre, 11 March 2020

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Bath city centre, 24 March 2020

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