An update (and good news!) on our Business Rates issue

It has been a difficult few months for us all with the worry of the business rates bills coming in just as we thought we had something good to start planning for three years and hopefully beyond if we are able to get that ever elusive permanent space.

Whilst we dealt with this we tried to do what we could and honour the commitments made. We thought we would share that we have heard from the Central Government Valuation Office Agency for business rates and received good news!

Based on the case and evidence we submitted, they have agreed to remove the unused floors of our building from business rates and reclassify our area as a community centre backdated to July 2023. This reduces our rates bill from £432k pa to £28k pa...

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