Public Works Loan Board
Lending to Parish, Town and Community Councils
PWLB lends to town and parish councils (in England) and town and community councils (in Wales). Applicants will need a borrowing approval from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), for which they should approach their County Association of Local Councils or, in the case of Welsh councils, the Welsh Government.
Application for a loan - form LC1 (167 KB). A completed form and Direct Debit Instruction (65 KB), should be sent to the Board two weeks before the loan is required.
Guidance on applying - guidance note LC2 (62 KB).
Guidance on the early repayment of loans - guidance note LC3 (193 KB).
Guidance on paying by Direct Debit.
Indicative repayment costs on fixed rate loans are available here.
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