Melton Borough Council

Grants for home improvements

Free grants for cavity wall and loft insulation

You may be losing up to 1/3 of the heat in your house through your walls or roof.  Melton Borough Council is currently working with Street Home Solutions to help local residents insulate their homes.


You can apply for discounted insulation under the Government’s Help to Heat scheme if your home has no insulation in the cavity walls

Discounts available


Governments Help to Heat Scheme ECO2t



Reduced Price for ALL HOUSEHOLDERS

Any Home Occupant in receipt of a Qualifying Benefit




Cavity Wall Insulation











Loft Insulation – less than 100mm existing




£99 * **






Subject to survey – additional charges may apply for larger properties

** loft insulation is only available as a secondary measure when cavity wall insulation is installed


*** please see the next page for a list of qualifying benefits

It doesn’t matter if you own your home or rent, this offer is open to everyone, however funding for the scheme is limited, so now is the time to get your home insulated.

How to find out more and apply

To find out more please call the Street Home Solutions insulation hotline direct on 01604 740950.  An appointment can be arranged for an advisor to visit and carry out a short inspection.


The inspection takes a few minutes and they complete the paperwork too. 

For a list of qualifying benefits please see the next page. 

Please note that these companies are not affiliated with Melton Borough Council, however they have advised us that they do provide these services and have access to government funding

In addition, to check if you qualify for free insulation measures or subsidised boiler replacements, please click on this link for the MBC Statement of Intent document and scroll down to Section 4.

Grants for new domestic heating boilers 

Funding is currently available to certain residents on benefits for new central heating boilers.  To find out more please click here