Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) *

*note the terminology “closed” refers to the government’s name for the scheme and is not a reference to unavailability of the scheme.

Businesses subject to national restrictions from 5 November may be entitled to financial support through the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) scheme.


Grants under this scheme are available to businesses that:

  • Are based in Scarborough borough
  • Are rated and assessed for Non-Domestic Rates (business rates) purposes – you will need your business rates account reference to apply
  • Were operating prior to the restrictions being imposed
  • Have been ordered to stop operating by the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 or are operating in a substantively reduced way due to restrictions (such as restaurants or pubs running take-away services or shops running click & collect)

This grant cannot be awarded where:

  • The business is not rated for Non-Domestic Rates (business rates) purposes
  • The business has not been ordered to stop operations
  • The business was not operating prior to restrictions being imposed

For a full list of businesses subject to restrictions or closure, or permitted to remain open, please refer to Schedule 2 of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020.

Amount of funding available to businesses

The amount available to businesses depends on the rateable value of the qualifying premises. A single fixed amount grant will be paid to each eligible business rated assessment to cover the four-week period of the current national restrictions. Businesses with more than one eligible property will receive more than one grant. 

Rateable value of premises    Grant payment per 4 weeks
£15,000 or under     £1,334
£15,001 to £50,999                       £2,000
£51,000 or above  £3,000


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You can also view the full policy here.

Applications for this scheme will close on 31 January 2021.