The aim is to support the creation of attractive and customer friendly town centres in Barrow and Dalton which enable shopkeepers to work effectively together to market their town centres, in order that they can compete effectively with out of town shopping. The scheme will assist with the provision of the following on the principle trading elevation of the property:
Exterior treatment and vinyl graphics or lettering including fascias or signage
Small Units - A non-contributory grant of up to £2,000 aimed at small shops whose frontage could be improved.
Larger Units - An additional grant of 50%, up to a maximum of £20,000.
Application forms and guidance can be downloaded on the Furness Enterprise website if you follow the link below:-
The scheme is targeted at small retailers in Barrow Town Centre and Dalton Town Centre.
The scheme will be open only to small independent businesses with less than 50 employees.