Hedgerows and Boundaries Grant: Countryside Stewardship

Applicant information on scheme requirements and management for 2019 applications.



Applications for the Hedgerows and Boundaries Grant closed on 3 May 2019.

Use the manual to understand:

  • the payments you could receive
  • scheme requirements including record keeping and inspections
  • agreement management - such as making claims.

Find out more about CS funding

See Countryside Stewardship for details of other funding.


Contact the Rural Payments Agency if you have any queries:

Rural Payments Agency

(Countryside Stewardship)
PO Box 324
S95 1DF

Opening times: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Published 15 January 2018
Last updated 15 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Information updated following 3 May application deadline.
  2. Version 2.0 of 'How to apply online for a Hedgerows and Boundaries grant' published.
  3. Opened for applications on 18 February
  4. Grant now closed for applications.
  5. Supplementary information form for online applications added.
  6. Added closing date and guidance on how to apply online.
  7. First published.