Restart Grant

UPDATED ON 23 AUGUST AT 16:22 Restart

On 3 March 2021, the Government announced the introduction of further support for non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym businesses in England.

The application closure date for this scheme was 30 June 2021 and final payments will be made by 31 July 2021.

The level of grant available depended on the business sector and the rateable value of the premises occupied.

The one-off payable amounts were as follows:

 One-off amount for non-essential retail premises (Strand One)One-off amount for hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym business premises (Strand Two)
Rateable value of exactly £15,000 or below£2,667£8,000
Rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000£4,000£12,000
Rateable value of exactly £51,000 or over£6,000£18,000

The Restart Grant scheme supported businesses that were predominantly reliant on delivering in-person services for the general public in the aforementioned sectors. Examples of businesses within the scope of the scheme are detailed here.

Businesses were ineligible if…

  • They had already received grant payments that equal the maximum permitted subsidy allowances
  • They were in administration, insolvent or a striking-off notice has been made


If you have a query about the Restart Grant, please email: OR  

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.