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:

Skills boost from Crawley redevelopment

Greater Brighton residents will soon be able to access support to skill up as part of a major development in Greater Brighton. Crawley Borough Council is working with contractor Kier to create a new Town Hall and commercial offices. As part of deal, Westrock will...

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COVID bounceback plan agreed by Greater Brighton

A regional green infrastructure 'new deal' and an online cultural showcase are just two ways in which Greater Brighton could boost growth and help the area bounce back from COVID-19. Like much of the UK, the City Region - which covers much of the Sussex coast and...

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