Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed Premises)

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For more details and to apply, please visit the appropriate council’s website below.

Please ensure you apply under the correct district’s scheme.

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The Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed Premises) (LRSG (C)) is for businesses that are registered for business rates and have been legally required to close a substantive part of their premises due to the new national restrictions.

This grant is also available to businesses that have closed their main operation but are still offering take-away or click and collect services from their premises.  

Businesses with more than one qualifying property will receive more than one grant.

The rate of payment for eligible businesses is as follows:

  • For properties with a rateable value of £15k or under, grants to be £1,334 per four weeks
  • Properties with a rateable value of over £15k and below £51k, grants to be £2,000 per four weeks
  • For properties with a rateable value of £51k or over, grants to be £3,000 per four weeks

Government guidance

The government guidance on the grant scheme can be found here.

What if I’m ineligible for the scheme?

If you are ineligible for the LRSG (C) scheme, please view our Additional Restrictions Grant (Discretionary Grant Fund) page as you may be eligible to apply.

Alternatively, please take a look at our Resources page for additional support.

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Local Restriction Support Grant – general enquires

If you have a query about the Local Restriction Support Grant, please send an email with the subject title ‘LRSG’ to sodc.businessrates@secure.capita.co.uk OR vowh.businessrates@secure.capita.co.uk  

Don’t know your Business Rate number or rateable value for your application? 

If you are a ratepayer but do not know your business rate account number or rateable value please  send an email with the subject title ‘LRSG’ to: sodc.businessrates@secure.capita.co.uk OR vowh.businessrates@secure.capita.co.uk providing your full name, business address, business name, and contact number. 

Urgent Enquiries 

You can also call our business rates team between 9am and 11am Tuesday to Thursday on 0845 300 5562 (South) OR 0845 300 2839 (Vale). Please only phone if your enquiry is urgent.