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Local Restrictions Support Grant (for closed businesses)

This grant has now closed

Applications for the Local Restrictions Support Grant closed on Wednesday 31 March at 5pm.

New Restart Grant

A new grant is now available called the Restart Grant. 

You can apply for this now on our Restart Grant page

Eligible businesses

Businesses that are eligible are those that have been mandated to close by government and include non-essential retail, leisure, personal care, sports facilities and hospitality businesses.

Check if you are eligible for the Local Restrictions Support Grant on GOV.UK


For properties with a rateable value of:

  • £15,000 or under - grants are £1,334 per month
  • £15,000 to £51,000 - grants are £2,000 per month
  • £51,000 or over - grants are £3,000 per month

Closed Business Lockdown Payment

In addition, eligible businesses will receive a one-off payment.

For properties with a rateable value of:

  • £15,000 or under - one-off payment of £4,000
  • £15,000 to £51,000 - one-off payment of £6,000
  • £51,000 or over - one-off payment of £9,000

You do not need to apply separately for this.  If your application for the Local Restrictions Support Grant is successful you will automatically be given the one-off payment in addition.

If you received a payment from the council for the November lockdown this will be paid automatically so you do not need to reapply.

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