Brewdog and Loungers have offered their closed venues to the government to help with the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccinations.\r\n\r\nIt comes after Brewdog CEO James Watt tweeted to health secretary Matt Hancock and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon that the company wanted to \u201chelp with a quick roll out of the vaccine\u2019.\r\n\r\nHe said: \u201cWe would like to offer our closed BrewDog venues to help with a quick roll out of the vaccine. For free.\r\n\r\nWe have waiting areas, huge refrigerators, seperate rooms for vaccinations and an ace team who can help organise. We want to help.\u201d\r\n\r\nHi @MattHancock & @NicolaSturgeon\r\n\r\nWe would like to offer our closed @BrewDog venues to help with a quick roll out of the vaccine. For free.\r\n\r\nWe have waiting areas, huge refrigerators, seperate rooms for vaccinatations and an ace team who can help organise.\r\n\r\nWe want to help. pic.twitter.com\/xljizBcfGx\r\n\u2014 James Watt (@BrewDogJames) December 31, 2020\r\n\r\n\r\nIn an additional update Watt also revealed that Brewdog is now in discussions with the minister for vaccine deployment Nadhim Zahawi on how it can assist.\u00a0\r\n\r\nThe offer was also supported by Alex Reilley, the CEO of bar and dining chain Loungers, who added that the idea was \u201cgreat thinking\u201d.\r\n\r\nHe said: \u201cGreat thinking, as always, from BrewDog and one that we\u2019d love to also support - 170 sites across England and Wales, the majority in suburbs and small towns.\u201d\r\n\r\nHe also added that Loungers has a \u201csignificant number\u201d of sites in areas listed without a vaccine hub such as Newark, Bedford, Aylesbury, Nuneaton, Mansfield and \u201chere to help\u201d.