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𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗙𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 – 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 £𝟳,𝟱𝟬𝟬 𝗣𝗮𝘆𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗥𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗳

The grant payment of £7,500 to assist businesses with their response and the clean-up costs experienced by flooding (subject to eligibility criteria) can now be applied for in Ards and North Down.

To receive payments businesses must complete the online form BEFORE 5pm on Tuesday 21 November
This applies even if they have previously provided details to Environmental Health. 

Find out more and complete the form here:  Flood Emergency Business Financial Support Grant 

In addition, Land & Property Services (LPS) has announced that businesses will receive 100% relief from non-domestic rates on flooded properties for the period between 1 November 2023 and 31 March 2024. The rate relief measures will include 100% relief for non-domestic rates on flooded properties and relief from the rates on premises temporarily occupied by businesses that relocate while their own property is being repaired.

Ratepayers do not have to make an application for the rate relief on flooded properties.  The Council will provide LPS with a list of flooded properties and LPS will automatically apply the relief to the rate account.
To request the rate relief on temporary business premises, ratepayers can contact Land & Property Services (LPS) by Tel 0300 200 7801 or email

For further information on rate relief, click here.