National Lockdown Business Support Grant


Maidstone was placed into lockdown along with the rest of the country from the 5th January. There are further Local Restriction Support Grants (LRSG) available for the businesses listed below that had to remain closed.

  • Hospitality venues such as cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars
  • Accommodation such as hotels, hostels, guest houses
    Entertainment venues such as theatres, concert halls, cinemas, museums, amusement arcades, bingo halls, bowling alleys
  • Non-essential retail, such as clothing and homeware stores, vehicle showrooms (other than for rental), betting shops
  • Personal care facilities such as hair, beauty, tanning and nail salons
  • Community Centres, Halls, Indoor and Outdoor sports and leisure facilities

Businesses who have previously applied for the LRSG because they had to close during the lockdown that ran from 5th November until 2nd December 2020 will receive an email from the council inviting them to apply.

Please note that businesses will not be able to apply for the grant before having applied for the national LRSG