Scarborough Borough Council is currently managing grants for Leisure and Hospitality Businesses for all those that were operational on the 30th December.
There are some exclusions (as detailed below) but if you do qualify, you have until the 18th March 2022 to apply.
This grant scheme is a one-off amount and depends on the rateable value of the qualifying premises.
|Rateable value of premises||Grant amount|
|£15,000 or under||£2,667|
|£15,001 to £50,999||£4,000|
|£51,000 or above||£6,000|
To find out more about this grant click on the following link – Omicron Leisure and Hospitality Grant | SCARBOROUGH.GOV.UK
The information below sets out types of business that are eligible under the sector thresholds for this scheme. The list is not exhaustive, but indicative of the types of business that can be supported under this scheme.
A business whose main function is to provide a venue for the consumption and sale of food and drink.
|Food courts||Roadside restaurants||Public houses/pub restaurants|
Exclusions: Kiosks and businesses whose main service (generating 50% or more of income) is a takeaway.
A business that provides opportunities, experiences and facilities, in particular for culture, recreation, entertainment, celebratory events, days and nights out, betting and gaming.
|Casinos & gambling clubs||Arenas||Cinemas|
|Concert halls||Museums and art galleries||Tourist attractions|
|Stately homes and historic houses||Theme parks||Theatres|
|Amusement arcades||Zoos and safari parks||Amusement parks|
|Soft play centres and areas||Indoor riding centres||Wedding venues|
|Clubs and institutions||Events venues||Cadet huts|
|Villages halls and scout huts||Night clubs and discotheques|
Exclusions: All retail businesses, coach tour operators, tour operators and gyms and sports businesses where physical exercise or training is conducted on an individual basis or group basis.
A business whose main lodging provision is used for holiday and travel.
|Caravan parks||Holiday apartments||Chalet parks|
|Caravan sites and pitches||Cottages or bungalows||Campsites|
|Coaching inns||Boarding houses||Country house hotels|
|Canal boats||Guest houses||Vessels|
|Hostels||Bed and Breakfasts||Hotels|
|Catered holiday homes||Lodge||Holiday home|
Exclusions: Private dwellings, education accommodation, residential homes, care homes, residential family centres and beach huts. Where holiday letting businesses cannot demonstrate any income generated from the let of the premises under consideration over a given period (e.g. the last 6-months) this could justify a judgement that the business is not trading.