Richmondshire District Council

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed)

This grant scheme is to support those businesses that have been required to close or remain closed due to the Tier 2 restrictions which were introduced on 2 December. This applies to:

  • public houses
  • bars
  • any business that involves the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises and is not operating as a restaurant

If a business is not able to provide its usual in-person customer service from its premises but adapts its business, e.g. now runs a takeaway, it will still be considered to be closed and eligible to receive this grant.


Grants will only be paid to business properties that have a rateable value provided by the Valuation Office Agency as at 1 December 2020.

Businesses must be closed for the whole 14 day payment period to be eligible. If a business is open and then decides to close during a payment cycle, it will only become eligible for a grant when it enters the next 14 day payment period.

The value of the payment will depend on the rateable value of the property:

  • rateable value of £15,000 or less on 2 December 2020 will receive a payment of £667 per 14 day period
  • rateable value over £15,000 but less than £51,000 on 2 December 2020 will receive £1,000 per 14 day period
  • rateable value of £51,000 or more on 2 December 2020 will receive £1,500 per 14-day period

The council has no discretion over this grant and will only make payments to eligible businesses in line with the Government's guidance. For further details read our Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) policy.

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Businesses can apply for this grant via our online form:

Apply for Local Restrictions Support Grant (closed)

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