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COVID-19 - Local Restrictions Grant

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic the Government has announced that businesses losing income as a result of regulations imposed by central government may be eligible for support.

The help that is available from the Localised Restrictions Grant scheme.

Grant schemes for the following periods have all now closed. If there any further extensions to grant entitlement these will be announced here.

Localised Restrictions Grant (Closed) - for businesses legally required to close from 16 February to 31 March 2021 (National Lockdown)

This grant was to support businesses in the ratings list for Business Rates and with a rateable value, as grants were awarded based on the rateable value of the business.

Period of entitlement was from 16 February 2021 to 31 March 2021.

Applications closed from midnight Monday 31 May 2021.


The Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment  (an extra one off grant payment )

In addition to  Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) payments, the Government announced the Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment, which provided a one-off top up grant for all businesses legally required to close during national restrictions.

Applications closed from midnight Wednesday 31 March 2021.


Localised Restrictions Grant (Closed) - for businesses legally required to close from 5 January to 15 February 2021 (National Lockdown)

This grant was to support businesses in the ratings list for Business Rates and with a rateable value, as grants were awarded based on the rateable value of the business.

Period of entitlement was from 5 January 2021 to 15 February 2021.

Applications closed from midnight Wednesday 31 March 2021.


Localised Restrictions Grant (Closed) - for businesses legally required to close from 20 December 2020 - 4 January 2021 (Tier 4)

This grant was to support businesses in the ratings list for Business Rates and with a rateable value, as grants were awarded based on the rateable value of the business.

Period of entitlement was from 20 December 2020 - 4 January 2021.

Applications closed from midnight Wednesday 31 March 2021.


Localised Restrictions Grant (Closed) - for businesses legally required to close from 16 December to 19 December 2020 (Tier 3)

This grant was to support businesses in the ratings list for Business Rates and with a rateable value, as grants were awarded based on the rateable value of the business.

Period of entitlement was from 16 December 2020 to 19 December 2020.

Applications closed from midnight Wednesday 31 March 2021.


Localised Restrictions Grant (Closed) - for businesses legally required to close from 5 November to 2 December 2020 (National Lockdown)

This grant was to support businesses in the ratings list for Business Rates and with a rateable value, as grants were awarded based on the rateable value of the business.

Period of entitlement was from 5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020.

Applications closed from midnight Wednesday 31 March 2021.


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