The Greater Brighton Economic Board is overarching, legally constituted, body behind the growth of the Greater Brighton City Region, formed in 2014 with the aim of protecting and growing the Region’s economy through creative, innovative initiatives which coordinate economic development activities and investment at City Region level.
It is made up of representatives from the principle partners:
Business Partnerships and other bodies:
The Board’s remit covers the functional economic area of the Greater Brighton City Region and it is responsible for strategic issues facing the whole of the City Region (rather than individual local projects), using an intelligence led approach to guide those opportunities which will unlock social and economic growth.
Businesses from Greater Brighton’s creative industries generated more than £1.5 billion in turnover last year, a new study from the University of Sussex has revealed. The report by Dr Josh Siepel, recently presented to the Greater Brighton Economic Board,...read more
A transport hub - used by 3 million people each year - that links the local bus network with Gatwick Airport and its train station received a boost after the completion of a £3.8 million upgrade. Improvements include two new lifts from the southbound road-level bus...read more
Four projects in Greater Brighton have been prioritised by regional transport leaders as needing significant investment of millions of pounds. A total of ten schemes have made the Major Road Network shortlist by regional transport body Transport for the South East...read more