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 Worthing 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:
Brighton & Hove Albion's Premier League rise contributed more than £200 million to the wider Greater Brighton area, an independent report has revealed. The study into the club's – commissioned by the club, and carried out by Marshall Regen and the University of...read more
Clean growth, creating world-class digital infrastructure and tackling transport issues - those are the priorities of the new chairman of Greater Brighton as he pledged to continue to push for investment in and recognition of the City Region. Cllr Dan Humphreys, who...read more
Landscape and the needs of local communities are central to the new South Downs National Park Local Plan which has now been formally adopted. The Plan covers the entire National Park for the next 14 years with the policies designed to preserve the...read more