Dear The National Gallery,
Can you please supply me with the Health and Safety assessment that deemed umbrellas to form a Health and Safety Risk when entering the National Gallery during the Pandemic. If no assessment exists for this part of the Entry Policy can you please explain the justification for this part of you admissions policy?

Yours faithfully,

David Marples

National Gallery Information, The National Gallery

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Nicholas Smith, The National Gallery

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Dear David Marples

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, which was received on 1 July 2021. We will start
looking into this for you and will be in touch within the 20 working day
deadline, which I calculate will expire on 29 July.

 

Kind regards

 

Nicholas Smith

Archivist

The National Gallery

Trafalgar Square

London, WC2N 5DN

 

T: 0207 747 2576

E: [1][email address]

 

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Dear David Marples 

 

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request
of 1 July 2021.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Nicholas Smith

Archivist

The National Gallery

Trafalgar Square

London, WC2N 5DN

 

T: 0207 747 2576

E: [1][email address]

 

[2]Your space for art. Join us for a summer of free exhibitions.

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