Local Restrictions Grant (Sector)

This grant is for businesses that have been mandated to close by government due to national restrictions in place since 23 March 2020.  Businesses such as nightclubs and dance halls will be contacted directly in connection with this grant.

If you believe you are eligible for a grant and have not been contacted please use the contact us form to let us know.

Eligible businesses include:

  • nightclubs, dance halls, and discotheques
  • adult entertainment venues and hostess bars

Your business may be eligible if it:

  • is based in England
  • occupies property which is on the local rating list  
  • has been closed since 23 March 2020 because of national restrictions

Eligible businesses can get one grant per non-domestic property.

What you will get

Payment is based on the rateable value (RV) of your business property.  Payment is for each 14-day period your business is closed.

RV of £15,000 or less                                             £667

RV over £15,000 and less than £51, 000               £1,000

RV £51,000 and above                                           £1,500

This funding is available from 1 November 2020 and is not retrospective.

Read government guidance

Final applications must be received by 31 March 2021 and no payments will be made after 30 April 2021.