Rates in­cen­tive to fill shops

Aldershot News & Mail - - NEWS -

BUSI­NESSES in Rush­moor will be of­fered a 50% dis­count on their rate pay­ments as an in­cen­tive to fill empty shops.

Rush­moor Bor­ough Coun­cil has an­nounced it will sup­port the Govern­ment ini­tia­tive in which busi- nesses with a rate­able value of less than £50,000 are of­fered the dis­count when they set up in empty re­tail units.

The dis­count can be claimed up un­til March 31 2016.

There are 85 prop­er­ties in Rush­moor that have been va­cant for more than a year and meet the cri­te­ria.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the coun­cil’s busi­ness rates billing and col­lec­tion team on lo­cal­tax@ rush­moor.gov.uk, or call 01252 398331.

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