Marsh Business Boost Scheme re-opens

The new Marsh Business Boost (MBB) Scheme is now open to new pre-applications until 31st July 2018. Offering 0% loans ranging from £2,500-£50,000 to help start-ups, existing small businesses and social enterprises in the Romney Marsh eligible area.


Eligible businesses must be:

  • Located within one of the following areas: Ashford Borough Council (Aldington, Appledore, Bilsington, Bonnington, Kenardington, Newenden, Orlastone, Ruckinge, Stone-Cum-Ebony, Warehorne, Wittersham). Folkestone and Hythe District Council: (Brenzett, Brookland, Burmarsh, Dymchurch, Ivychurch, Lydd, Newchurch, New Romney, Old Romney, Snargate, St Mary in the Marsh)
  • Be a sole trader, partnership, limited company or a not-for-profit business.
  • Seeking to develop new or expand existing products or services, where these will lead to sustained employment.


All applicants should use the online pre-application form:

Applicants Guidance

Full details of the scheme can be found on the KCC website: