Lending to Parish, Town and Community Councils

PWLB lends to town and parish councils (in England) and town and community councils (in Wales). Applicants must obtain a borrowing approval from the Ministry of Housing,Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) - formerly DCLG, for which they should approach their County Association of Local Councils or, in the case of Welsh councils, the Welsh Government.

PWLB will require a completed application form LC1.

All documents should be sent to the Board one week before the loan is required.

A guidance note LC2 is available regarding applying and the early repayment of loans.

Useful External Links

When using these links, please be aware of points VIII and IX of our Terms of Use.

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government - guidance on the Borrowing Approval System for Parish and Town Councils in England. Enquiries - parish.borrowing@communities.gov.uk

Welsh Government - guidance on the Borrowing Approval System for Community and Town Councils in Wales

National Association of Local Councils

One Voice Wales

 

Lending to Drainage Boards

PWLB lends to drainage boards. Applicants for loans will need a loan consent from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Applications should be made on form DB1.

The completed form should be sent to the Board one week before the loan is required.

Details of the lending arrangements are set out in guidance note DB2.

Useful External Links

When using these links, please be aware of points VIII and IX of our Terms of Use.

Defra - Flood Management

Association of Drainage Authorities