If your home, business or charity has been flooded due to an adverse weather event, you may be eligible for grant support.

Grants of £750 are available for households and £3,000 for businesses/registered charities to help cover clean-up and other recovery costs, including:

  • clean up equipment - generators, dehumidifiers, lighting, brushes, power sprayers
  • building and stock security
  • costs associated with getting IT and electricity up and running
  • essential fixtures and fittings
  • temporary accommodation costs
  • specialist advice.

We cannot provide support for any repair or other building works or replacement of stock that property/flood insurance should cover. We are unable to provide grants for second homes or empty homes.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to coronavirus the deadline for applications for the Flood Recovery Support Scheme for businesses and residential properties impacted by Storm Dennis and Storm Ciara in February 2020 has been extended until 30 June 2020. If you think your business or residential property is eligible for the scheme please email floodmanagement@kirklees.gov.uk as soon as possible.

Applying for support

Email floodmanagement@kirklees.gov.uk with the location of your property. The flood risk team will advise whether you are likely to be eligible.

You will then need to complete an application form:

Business flood relief application form

Residential flood relief application form

We have developed our financial support scheme in accordance with the Government's Flood Recovery Framework

Property Resilience Flood Grant

A property resilience flood grant that we will operate on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will be available shortly. This provides support of up to £5,000 to households, businesses and charities to make improvements to their properties to make them more flood resilient.

Guidance from Defra for local authorities about the Property Flood Resilience Grant

Contact us

floodmanagement@kirklees.gov.uk