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Retail Rate Relief


Following the chancellor's budget, and in response to coronavirus, the eligibility criteria is extended to include cinemas and music venues. hospitality and leisure businesses. 

Properties that can benefit from the relief will be occupied hereditaments that are wholly or mainly being used:

a - as shops, restaurants, cafes and drinking establishments, cinemas and live music venues

b - for assembly and leisure or

c - as hotels, guest and boarding premises and self-catering accommodation

The level of relief has been increased to 100% and the maximum rateable value threshold has been removed.

If you are not automatically allocated retail relief and you believe that you qualify, please complete and return this application form, which includes guidance notes and return to the Business Rate section. Applications for this relief were required by 30 September 2021.