Nursery (childcare) discount

From April 2020 the value of this discount is 100% for eligible nursery businesses. There is no rateable value limit or cash cap from 01 April 2020 to 30 June 2021 on the discount.  Businesses that have closed temporarily due to the government’s advice on coronavirus (COVID19) will be treated as occupied for the purposes of this discount.

To be eligible for this discount, the premises must be occupied by providers on Ofsted's Early Years Register and wholly or mainly used for the provision of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

The Government has provided nursery (childcare) discount guidance.

From 01 July 2021 to 31 March 2022, the Nursery (childcare) discount will apply at 66% relief for eligible properties in the scheme, with a cash cap of £2m for businesses that were required to close as at 05 January 2021, and up to £105,000 for business permitted to open at that date.

How to apply for discount

You can apply for Nursery (childcare) discount by filling in our online form.

Apply for Business Rates discount

Complete a cash cap declaration

You can complete your cash cap declaration by filling in our online form.

Complete your cash cap declaration

If we have applied the discount and you do not wish to receive it, you can choose to cancel your discount