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Get a grant of up to £30,000* to set up on the high street.

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We can help you find your home on the high street.

Whether you are a start-up business, looking to expand your existing business into Crewe or want your organisation to have a high street presence. The Repurposing Our High Streets grant scheme could help you by contributing towards the initial capital costs of occupying and operating from vacant commercial premises.

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How the grant can help you.

The scheme offers capital grants of up to £30,000 for businesses/organisations taking on leases on vacant town premises and could help with the costs of improving the property for occupation including fit-out, as well as buying other capital equipment.

It also offers business support to help you start or scale-up your business, and if you’re a property owner it can help you with visual ‘shop window’ improvements in vacant premises, in the form of vinyl’s or similar displays.

Who’s behind the scheme?

The Repurposing Our High Streets project has been developed by Cheshire East Council and is supported by Crewe Town board and funded by the Governments Town fund programme.

What are its aims?

As part of Crewe’s regeneration programme, it aims to increase occupancy of commercial premises with a broader mix of tenants, increase town centre activity and create employment opportunities.

Who’s Eligible for a grant?

Grants are available to sole traders, existing businesses, community enterprises and charities, plus some organisations that take on new leases of previously vacant commercial premises in Crewe Town Centre.

There are various other criteria- for the full details and to check whether you would be eligible click here.

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