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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Business Ventilation Fund

Last updated: 22 Nov 2021 - see all updates
Published: 16 Nov 2021

Guidance on who is eligible, what can be claimed and how to apply.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Business Ventilation Fund
What businesses can claim

What businesses can claim

Businesses are able to claim costs to improve ventilation up to a value of £2,500 for each of their premises.  

The local authority will require evidence of costs being claimed such as invoices and bank statements and further relevant information may be needed.

The following costs can be claimed for up to the individual maximum costs as long as it is within the overall cap for the premises, as set out above:

Cost Claim

Purchasing and installation of standalone Co2 monitors (single spaces)

Up to £200 each

Purchasing and installation of networked Co2 monitors (multiple spaces)

 

Up to £200 per space, £200 gateway
£300-500 installation.
Additional sensors (eg door opening, occupancy, Up to £150 each

Purchasing and installation of networked Co2 monitors (mechanically ventilated spaces)

Up to £500 each

Purchase and installation of air filters/purifiers

Up to £250 each

Purchase and installation Window contact sensors

Up to £100 each

Window servicing (including assessment of needs, securing and costs of scaffolding if required)  

Up to £500 each

Purchase and Installing airbricks (including assessment of needs and costs of scaffolding if required)  

Up to £1,000 each

Purchase and Installing vents (including assessment of needs and costs of scaffolding if required)  

Up to £100 each

Unblocking windows/small repairs/enhancements (including purchasing any necessary related products)

Up to £600 each

Purchasing and installation of small mechanical vent – extractor fan (including assessment of needs and costs of scaffolding if required)  

Up to £600 each

Purchasing and installation of monitoring equipment (including monitoring for large mechanical ventilation systems)

Up to £500 each

Purchasing and fitting automatic openers for ceiling windows

Up to £200 each

Undercutting/raising non fire doors

Up to £150 each


First published: 16 Nov 2021 Last updated: 22 Nov 2021 -