SCHEME TO HELP HIGH STREETS IN SOUTH ELMSALL AND SOUTH KIRBY WARD
14 November 2022
Wakefield Council is offering shop improvement grants of up to £10,000 to high street businesses in South Elmsall, South Kirkby and Moorthorpe.
It is to support local economies by helping to attract more shoppers, enhance the appeal of these town centres for residents and visitors.
Similar schemes have been implemented across the district.
Cllr Darren Byford, Cabinet Member for Regeneration said: “Improved shop fronts help to make our town centres more appealing and encourage residents and visitors to come and spend more time in our wonderful district.
“These schemes are a great way to help boost businesses and local economies and I urge all businesses that are eligible for funding to get in touch with us and find out more.
“A similar scheme has been successfully implemented in Knottingley, Pontefract and Wakefield city. Earlier this year we also made Shop Front grants available for business owners in Bread Street in Wakefield city, Sagar Street in Castleford, Horbury and Ossett.
Businesses are eligible to receive up to £10,000 for improvements such as repairing or restoring façades and new or improved canopies and signage.
New tenants are also eligible to apply for grant funding if they are occupying a vacant property.