Business Rates - Provide details for a local restrictions support grant (open)


Southwark was placed in local COVID-19 alert high Tier 2 as of the following dates:

17 October 2020 to 4 November 2020
2 December 2020 to 15 December 2020.

The government announced there would be support for businesses that have not had to close but which have been severely impacted due to COVID-19 Tier 2 local restrictions.

The support is for businesses in the hospitality, hotel, bed and breakfast and leisure sectors and is in the form of a Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open).


To be eligible to claim your business must:

  • occupy the property on which it pays business rates
  • be open and trading to the public at the point the restriction was put into place and throughout the award period
  • have not had to close but has been impacted by local restrictions
Who is not eligible?
  • Businesses that were established after the introduction of the tiers)
  • Businesses that were in administration, insolvent or where a striking off notice has been made
  • Businesses that have exceeded the permitted state aid limit
  • Specific business subject to national closures since 23 March 2020. This includes nightclubs and sexual entertainment venues where grants will be paid under a separate scheme
What you will get:

Eligible businesses will be able to receive the following grant payments:

Rateable value

First tier 2

Second tier 2

    £15,000 or less



    £15,001 and less than £51,000



    £51,000 or greater



For further information please click here.

If you feel you're eligible for this grant please click continue.

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