Updated Thursday 22 October

On 12 October 2020 the government introduced a new national system of local COVID alert levels.

The government has classified Brighton & Hove as Medium, indicating that national restrictions continue to be in place.

Read the latest advice in the Weekly statement by the Public Health team

This is an ongoing situation so please be aware that service information could change at short notice. We are following government advice and will be reviewing all our services in line with the latest information.

Covid-19 testing for residents

If you have symptoms of coronavirus you should self isolate and book a test

Brighton & Hove residents have access to a number of local testing sites. The closest will be displayed when you book a test.

Covid-19 testing for frontline key workers

You can book a test using the Government’s self-referral portal.

Access the Government self-referral portal

The Government have also published a guide for using the self-referral portal.

Service changes

We are working hard to keep council services operating during the pandemic. Many face to face services are currently suspended, however you can contact us by phone, email and via the website.

Use our A to Z guide to find information on all council services

Council customer services centres

  • customer service centres are closed. 
  • Hove Town Hall civic reception is closed
  • Brighton Town Hall is only open to registrars and the Local Land Charges Personal Search Terminal

Our switchboard is operating a reduced service.

Privacy notice

Read our COVID-19 privacy notice for information on how we collect, store and process your data.