Posted by: John Brace | 16 December 2011

Empty Shops Funding £17,500 available for Bidston & St. James/Claughton (and other areas)

There is £17,500 available from Wirral Council for empty shops funding. The application form can be downloaded from Wirral Council’s website. There is also more detail on their website about the application process , the terms and conditions and further information here too.

Applications can be emailed to, sent by post to

Neil Mitchell,
Department of Regeneration,
Housing & Planning,
North Annexe,
Brighton Street,
CH44 8ED

or they can be handed in at the One Stop Shop, Wallasey Town Hall, Brighton Street, Wallasey, Wirral, CH44 8ED. Applications need to be returned by 12 noon on Tuesday 3rd January 2012 and need to further one or more of the aims of the Fund which are:

a) Lead to the re-use of empty shops as a result of the grant;
b) Increase the vitality of a local shopping centre;
c) Encourage more people to visit a local shopping centre;
d) Lead to the provision of local employment opportunities.