Rural rate relief

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

If you think you qualify for this 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

Rural settlements by area

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.

Further information

For more information please consult the Rural Rate Relief Scheme document.