Since July 1 2007, all enclosed public places in England became smoke-free.
The total ban on smoking extends to all enclosed public areas. Smoking is still permitted in private homes and exemptions exist for places such as care institutions and hotel rooms.
Premises that MUST be smoke free include:
- Bingo Halls
- Car repairers
- Church halls
- Communal/shared areas in residential accommodation
- Delivery vehicles
- Private members clubs
- Public service vehicles
- Shopping centres
- Sports centres