About the Board

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:

Local Authorities:

Education Providers:

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.

News headlines:

Greater Brighton Chairman welcomes solar power expansion

The chairman of Greater Brighton today praised a scheme which has seen more than 1,000 households take advantage of low cost solar panels to power their homes. All seven councils of the City Region have joined in the scheme, run by West Sussex County Council, to...

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£5 million funding boost for Newhaven

Greater Brighton members Lewes District Council have welcomed a £5 million funding boost to help transform Newhaven town centre. The Future High Streets Fund, which was set up by the government to “renew the country's high streets”, awarded £5,004,939 to help boost...

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