Rural rate relief

You could get rural rate relief if your business is in a rural area with a population below 3,000.

If you qualify you can get up to 100% off your business rates.

You can get rural rate relief if your business is:

  • The only general store, food shop or post office with a rateable value  of up to £8,500
  • The only pub or petrol station with a rateable value of up to £12,500
  • Other rural property with a rateable value of up to £16,500

Gravesham Rural Settlements

Listed below are the areas that are considered rural. If you are in these areas and meet the criteria you could be entitled to rural rates relief.

If you are not in these areas you will not be entitled to rural rates relief.

Cobham

  • Cobham Village

  • Sole Street

Luddesdown

  • Henly Street

  • Luddesdown

Shorne

  • Lower Shorne

  • Shorne

  • Shorne Ridgeway

Higham

  • Church Street

  • Dillywood Lane

  • Higham Upshire

  • Lower Higham

  • Three Crutches

Meopham

  • Culverstone Green

  • Harvel

  • Hook Green

  • Meopham Green

  • Vigo Village

Apply

Download and complete the application form.