COVID-19: support for business

See our COVID-19 support for Newport businesses page for details of existing grants, loans and other financial support and help available to businesses. 

Food businesses: we are temporarily waiving our 'Paid for advice fees', find out how we can support you.  

Council retail and industrial tenants: some of our commercial tenants may be facing difficulties in paying their rent because of the impact of coronavirus, please contact to discuss how we may be able to help.

Closure of businesses and premises 

Call our trading standards team on (01633) 414970 if you believe businesses are failing to observe appropriate social distancing and we will investigate.

View Covid-19 Improvement / closure notices

Opening in breach of the regulations is a criminal offence.

Guidance on businesses that may open with social distancing and those that are required to stay closed can be found on the Welsh Government website


To contact Newport City Council business support services, please email