Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Home Upgrade Grant scheme for off-gas properties

A Home Upgrade Grant scheme, to improve the energy efficiency of homes not heated by mains gas, is open for applications from West Cheshire residents now.

This grant offers a range of energy efficiency measures including, for example, insulation and heating system upgrades, all of which will help lower energy bills.

Grants are available for those with a lower annual combined household income of £31,000 (gross) or less, and/or receiving specific benefits, and living in an ‘off-gas’ property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating from Band D to G.

Applications can be made online at: or by post. To request a paper copy please call Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Contact Centre on 0300 123 8 123 and ask for a Home Upgrade Grant application form from the Climate Change Team.

Please note as part of the application process evidence of a household’s combined annual income is required. This will include, for example, copies of a resident’s last three months’ pay slips, three months’ bank statements, benefit letters, pension statements etc. More information about this grant can be found on the web link above and in the Frequently Asked Questions leaflet shared separately.