The Greater Brighton City Region is a true functional economic area covering a triangle from Crawley in the north to Seaford in the East and Bognor and Littlehampton in the west.
More than 900,000 people call the City Region ‘home’, and there are more than 400,000 jobs in 40,000 businesses creating a diverse, vibrant, economic community.
The Centre for Cities has rated Greater Brighton in the top 5 for jobs growth in the last 10 years and 37,000 more jobs are expected to be created by 2030.
In 2014, Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners were commissioned to undertake detailed research into the issues facing the City Region. The following documents were created:
Digital infrastructure in rural parts of Greater Brighton are set to be boosted after Mid Sussex District Council and the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership secured £3.2 million from the Government. Internet speeds away from large urban areas are often a...read more
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...read more
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...read more