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Business Broadband Grant for Herefordshire

The Business Broadband Grant is designed to help Herefordshire businesses that don’t have access to superfast broadband (30Mbs) and are unsuitable for the Fastershire Community Broadband Grant Scheme.

Eligible businesses can access a grant of up to £20,000 to cover up to 80% of the capital cost of installing faster broadband.

Eligibility 

The business premise must: 

  • Be listed in the Fastershire address data and operate in Herefordshire 
  • Not have access to superfast broadband (30mbps) and are not included in a planned broadband rollout 
  • Not undertake statutory activities or promote political or religious activities 
  • Have a balance sheet value of less than £45m 
  • Have a turnover of less than £39m 
  • Not have benefited from Central Government Grant funding exceeding £341,000 in a three-year period

How does the scheme work?

Step 1: Businesses that wish to participate need to register at the link below

Step 2: Once approved, businesses can complete a request for quotation (RFQ) form, which will be published on our portal for 28 days, to allow suppliers time to respond

Step 3: Once the 28 days have lapsed, businesses will be able to view and select their preferred quote

Step 4: Upon receiving an offer letter of conditional approval, businesses can instruct suppliers to undertake a survey at the supplier’s risk

Step 5: On completion of the work, businesses claim the approved amount retrospectively from the scheme

Register

For more information and to register for the scheme, visit the Herefordshire Business Grant website.

To register, click the ‘Business Register’ button and complete the expression of interest form.

Can you access faster broadband? Please enter your postcode and select whether you are a home or business to continue.

Please now choose your address from the list provided.