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Information for businesses affected by the Toddbrook Reservoir incident

If you wish to book an appointment with an adviser, please call 0333 006 9178 or email

Further business support is available through the D2N2 Growth Hub on

Free business support from Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire see below for details.

East Midlands Chamber offer free membership for a year see below for details.

Derbyshire County Council have set up an emergency fund of £300 for affected businesses in the evacuation area. Please complete  the business support fund application form [18KB] and email it to

The emergency grant fund will close at 5pm on Friday 13 September 2019. Any applications received after this date may be considered on an exceptional basis.

In addition to the Emergency Business Support grants a Business Recovery Loan Fund has been set up to further support local firms and meet any immediate cash flow issues.      

The Business Recovery Loan Fund is discretionary and designed to provide a flexible unsecured interest free loan of up to £1,500 for eligible businesses with up to 50 employees located within the Toddbrook Reservoir emergency exclusion zone.

Applications for the loan fund will be accepted until the end of September 2019.

If you are eligible,  please download the application form and return completed [879KB] to

Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire would like to offer businesses in the Toddbrook Reservoir Exclusion Zone free membership + standard web listing on until 31 December 2020 to aid with business recovery.

This is available to any accommodation, attractions and activity providers, cafes, bars, restaurants, independent retailers, and producers whose businesses are within the areas affected by the exclusion zone.

To access free membership and advertising please call 01246 212924 and quote Toddbrook Reservoir Exclusion Zone

East Midlands Chamber is offering longer-term support by providing free Chamber membership for a year to Whaley Bridge, New Mills and Furness Vale businesses. Those taking advantage of the complimentary membership will enjoy the same wide-ranging, comprehensive benefits available to paid-up standard members.  Businesses wishing to take advantage of free Chamber membership for a year can contact the Chamber's Membership team on 0333 320 0333 extension 1 quoting 'Whaley Bridge'.

If you need any help or support following the incident at Toddbrook Reservoir our regeneration and environmental health teams are easy to contact using the buttons below.

Other useful agencies that are able to offer help and support and be found here. [43KB]

If you would like to be kept up to date with the latest information for businesses please email