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

Qualifying premises

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.

Hospitality premises

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
Wine bars Restaurants Cafes

Exclusions: Kiosks and businesses whose main service (generating 50% or more of income) is a takeaway.

Leisure premises

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.

Accommodation premises

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.