Town Centre Premises Improvement Grants
What is the grant for?
Grants are available to improve the shop fronts of businesses in Pendle’s main towns of:
Businesses must be within the designated town centre boundaries. If you are not sure if you are within the relevant town centre boundary, please contact us.
How much grant can I get?
Grant assistance of up to 50% of the eligible costs, up to a maximum of £3,000. In the West Craven area, there is a maximum of £1,500.
Who can apply?
Eligible buildings which are:
- occupied by commercial users and are located within Pendle and within town centre boundaries
- redundant commercial properties located within and immediately adjacent to the town centre planning boundaries
All applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:
- improve the town's streetscape by enhancing the appearance of the property
- assist in the occupation of shops that have been empty for some time
- lead to the introduction of businesses that extend the range of choice of goods and services
- resolve a problem affecting the future of the property or its potential
- create additional jobs, other than construction jobs
What can I spend the money on?
These grants are made to help with capital expenditure on eligible buildings. Capital expenditure means expenditure which:
- enhances the property significantly
- extends its life
- adds value to the property
What can I NOT spend the money on?
The grants are not revenue grants and cannot be spent on things which are generally to do with the day-to-day running of a business.
If you think you might be eligible, or you want to discuss your project, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone:
- 01282 661963 for Barnoldswick, Colne and Earby
- 01282 661640 for Nelson
- 01282 661973 for Barrowford and Brierfield
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