Charnwood

Shepshed Shop Front Improvement Scheme

Charnwood Borough Council, working in close partnership with the Shepshed Town Team is committed to supporting growth and prosperity in Shepshed Town Centre. The shop front improvement scheme is a key component of the strategy to support the regeneration of central Shepshed.
Who May Apply
The scheme is open to landlords and tenants of shops and businesses located within the town centre – a map of the designated town centre is included in the guidance notes below.
Limits on Funding
A total budget of £50,000 has been allocated to support the delivery of the scheme over two financial years from 2014 – 2016. Businesses may apply for a grant towards the external renovation of ground floor and upper floor shops. The grant will cover 50% of the eligible costs up to a maximum of £3,000.
The Decision Making Process
Applications will be considered by a Grants Panel made up of not less than three members of the Shepshed Town Team, one of whom will also be a Borough Councillor. We will aim to make a decision on your application within 6 weeks of receiving a fully completed submission.Applicants are advised to submit applications as early as possible and well in advance of any start date for the proposed works; retrospective approvals cannot be made.

For full details and to download guidance notes and the application form go to http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/shepshed_shop_front_improvement_schemeIf you need any additional information or need advice and assistance contact: 01509 634727 or email Growth.support@charnwood.gov.uk