Two leading universities, two international ports and a growing international airport
400,000 jobs across 40,000 businesses
Greater Brighton Region has an economy worth £21 billion a year
Greater Brighton Region offers world-class digital, creative and engineering industries
Home of the South Downs National Park
Welcome to Greater Brighton
We are a UK City Region on the up, with an economy that has grown by 10 per cent in the past five years.
With excellent connectivity, a diverse and growing economy and a world-class workforce, Greater Brighton has all the raw materials needed to thrive. It is home to:
- 400,000 jobs across 40,000 businesses
- Greater Brighton Region has an economy worth £21 billion a year
- Two leading universities, two international ports and a growing international airport
- Greater Brighton Region offers world-class digital, creative and engineering industries
Stretching from Brighton north to Crawley and Gatwick, Worthing across to Seaford, the Greater Brighton Economic Board is made up of six local authorities as well as businesses and education providers.
The board’s ultimate aim is to bring jobs and prosperity to the area. Our vision is that the Greater Brighton City Region will become the most successful economy in the South East connected with London.
So far we have brought in more than £150 million of direct investment into our local economies.
We are continuing the work by bringing in investment to kickstart regeneration projects; lobbying for improvements in infrastructure and transport; and selling the benefits of doing business in the area to a wider audience.
The result is to ensure is that Greater Brighton realises its potential as one of the UK’s leading locations for people to live, work and visit.
Latest news …
Representatives from across Greater Brighton discussed ways to drive growth and prosperity at Coast to Capital's ‘Big Debate’. Held at The University of Brighton this week (Wednesday June 19, 2019), the focus was on discussing the Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) with...read more
Greater Brighton leaders have welcomed news that English wine producers are enjoying record breaking success around the globe. The City Region is host to a number of excellent vineyards - including Ridgeview, Breaky Bottom and Bolney - a fact which is increasingly...read more
Businesses looking to provide staff with training and support to improve productivity are being invited to bid for £2 million of funding. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a Direct Call for companies within the Coast to Capital LEP area - which...read more