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Craven is home to over 2,500 businesses, which together support over 29,500 jobs. Along with partners, the District Council aims to create an environment where existing businesses can flourish and new businesses can gain the help they need to start-up and succeed. This part of the website provides new and existing businesses with a range of information about doing business in Craven and the support available from the Council and its partners.

  • Business Rates

    Business rates (Non Domestic Rates) are collected by Craven District Council on behalf of the Government.

  • Business support and advice

    Whether you are looking to start a new business or expand your company, having access to the right advice and support is vital. This part of the website contains a wide range of information to help you, from business to the local economy.

  • Council property

    Please see details of Council owned property and land currently available for sale or to let.

  • Licences and street trading

    Craven District Council is responsible for the control and licensing of an extensive range of activities and businesses in the borough.

  • Sponsorship opportunities for businesses

    Community Partners Limited work in partnership with Craven District Council and manage the sponsorship scheme for its assets - for example, roundabout sponsorship.