Local Restriction Support Grant - Closed Businesses

Published: 18 November 2020

The following businesses who are liable to pay business rates are able to apply:

  • Non-essential retail, such as clothing and homeware stores, vehicle showrooms (other than for rental), betting shops, tailors, tobacco and vape shops, electronic goods and mobile phone shops, and market stalls selling non-essential goods. These venues can continue to be able to operate click-and-collect (where goods are pre-ordered and collected off the premises) and delivery services
  • Hospitality venues, such as cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars and social clubs
  • Leisure and sports facilities, such as leisure centres and gyms, swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, golf courses, fitness and dance studios, climbing walls, archery, driving, and shooting ranges
  • Accommodation, such as hotels, hostels, guest houses and campsites
  • Entertainment venues, such as theatres, concert halls, cinemas, museums and galleries, casinos, amusement arcades, bingo halls, bowling alleys, skating rinks, go-karting venues, soft play centres and areas, circuses, funfairs, zoos and other animal attractions, water parks, theme parks
  • Personal care facilities, such as hair, beauty, tanning and nail salons, tattoo parlours, spas, massage parlours, body and skin piercing services, community centres and halls.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                How much will I get?

Businesses occupying premises appearing on the local rating on the date of the commencement of the local lockdown will receive a payment according to their rateable value as listed below, eligible business rate recipients will be entitled to receive one grant per eligible property within the lockdown zone:

RV of £15,000 and under

£1,334 for 4 weeks

RV of £15,001 but less than £51,000

£2,000 for 4 weeks

RV of £51,000 and over

£3,000 for 4 weeks