Business rates reductions, discounts and exemptions

Rate relief for businesses in rural areas

Certain types of businesses in rural villages, with a population below 3,000, may qualify for rate relief of 50%.

Businesses that qualify for this relief are:

  • the only general store, the only post office or a food shop (rateable value of less than £8,500), or
  • the only public house or the only petrol station in the village (rateable value of less than £12,500).

The following areas are treated as rural settlements:

  • Warsop Vale
  • Meden Vale
  • Church Warsop
  • Spion Kop
  • Sookholme.