The Local Restrictions Support Grant (closed premises) is for businesses that are required to close under restrictions imposed.
Eligible businesses are those that have been mandated to close by Government and include non-essential retail, hospitality venues, accommodation, leisure and sports facilities, entertainment venues, personal care, community centres and halls.
To qualify for this grant, your business must be based in Reading and has been:
Or, your business has had to remain closed on a national basis since 23 March. This includes nightclubs.
Or, if your substantive business has closed, however you are operating a click and collect service, please complete the application form below.
The LRSG(C) is a mandatory grant for businesses that have a rateable value. Please note the scheme is not based on eligibility for rate reliefs.
A single grant to cover a four-week period will be paid to each eligible business. The grant amounts will be fixed.
Businesses with more than one qualifying property will receive more than one grant.
The rate of payment for eligible businesses will be:
Businesses in administration, insolvent or where a striking-off notice has been made are not eligible for funding under this scheme.