Henley-on-Thames Town Council Grants & Support

Henley-on-Thames is a vibrant town thanks to the hard work of its many local organisations.

The Town Council recognises how important these groups are to improving and enriching our community, and is committed to supporting their work through awarding grants, offering loans, and providing free use of Town Council facilities.

Here are some of the organisations we’ve been pleased to support:
Henley Women’s Regatta; Regatta for the Disabled; Henley Town & Visitors Regatta; Berkshire MS Therapy Centre; Henley Citizens' Advice Bureau; Henley Rugby Club; Be Free Young Carers; Henley Cricket Club; Riverside Counselling; Greener Henley; Walkers Are Welcome; South Oxfordshire Mencap Society; Henley Youth Festival; Oxfordshire Volunteer Befriending Network; Headway Thames Valley; NOMAD; Bluebells Day Centre; River & Rowing Museum; Henley Music School.

Henley Town Council - street in Henley

Grants, Loans & Support

Henley-on-Thames Town Council is able to offer various grants, loans and venues available for free use.

We have two grant schemes:

Grants up to £2,500
, including free use of facilities - The annual deadline for applications is 15 August and 15 February

Grants over £2,500
- annual deadline 1 November

You can find more information about this by visiting our Policies and Information page where you will find the latest versions of our Grants and free use policy together with a Grants and free use application form.

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Henley Town Council - Moorings in Henley-on-Thames

Other Council Grants and Loans

South Oxfordshire District Council have a number of grant schemes that community organisations and others can apply for.  Click here for further information

The District Councillor Community Grants Scheme click here for further details.

Oxfordshire Council Council also offers grants to community groups.  Click here for further information

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Henley Town Council - Picturesque view of the river and trees around Henley

Henley is in business

Henley-on-Thames has a growing number of retail, creative, financial and professional service businesses. There are 2,600 businesses operating in and around Henley, including international businesses and SMEs. The biggest employers in the town are world renowned organisations such as: Invesco, Bremont, Johnson Matthey, Stuart Turner and the Leander Club - the most prestigious and successful rowing club in the world.

The artistic tradition of the town has given rise to a fantastic array of festivals that run throughout the year. Newtown Business Park is the major business area in
Henley and has a variety of business premises. Regus and Chiltern House Business Centre, both offer high quality serviced offices and meeting facilities. Henley has a mixed retail offer from exclusive and specialist independents to high street brands.

Supporting business in Henley

Henley-on-Thames is a busy and thriving market town, and its businesses are essential for the local economy and providing employment, wellbeing, hospitality, retail, and tourism.

Our Town & Community team, led by our Town Centre Manager, is here to support local businesses and help ensure the vitality of the town centre. Some of the ways we help are:

  • Providing help to access business support services

  • Coordinating retailer and tourism forums

  • Organising events to draw crowds to Henley

  • Looking after the attractiveness of the town centre

  • Maintaining visit-henley.com

For more information on how we might be able to help your business, get in touch.

For other local business support services visit the links below:

South & Vale Business SupportSouth Oxfordshire District CouncilHenley Business Partnership
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