A selection of Shopfronts from the main streets of Balbriggan taken in 1998.
Fingal County Council and Balbriggan Chamber of Commerce are running an initiative aimed at stimulating the local economy. The Balbriggan Town Shop Front Enhancement Grant Scheme which will provide advice and financial assistance to business owners to improve shop fronts and commercial properties on the Main Street in Balbriggan. Grant funding of up to 75% of eligible costs is available to replace and renovate shop fronts or to paint shop fronts in the town centre. The Council is now seeking expressions of interest from owners, lease holders or tenants of commercial properties in designated locations in Balbriggan Town Centre who wish to avail of the scheme. Business owners who are interested should send in their expression of interest request with the following simple message: “I am interested in availing of the shop front enhancement grant scheme” and specifying if it is for the shop front replacement scheme or the paint scheme or both. These should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 24th February 2017. Scheme CLOSES 31st March 2017.
Balbriggan Chamber of Commerce have also produced a Design Guide for Shopfronts that can be viewed here www.balbrigganchamber.ie/balbriggan-design-guide-for-shopfronts/