The Greater Brighton City Region (Click on the map to enlarge)

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 340,000 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:

Have your say on Gatwick Airport’s long-term plans

Have your say on Gatwick Airport’s long-term plans

Gatwick Airport is urging residents, businesses and other stakeholders to have their say on proposals to develop in a sustainable way in the future. As one of the South East’s most high profile and important anchor businesses, the UK’s second-busiest... read more
Brighton set to grow despite Brexit, report claims

Brighton set to grow despite Brexit, report claims

Brighton is set to have one of the fastest growing economies in the UK in the three months after the scheduled date for Brexit. The findings, which looked at the period from April to June 2019, came in a report by law firm Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economics... read more
Funding pledge for Brighton Main Line

Funding pledge for Brighton Main Line

Greater Brighton chiefs have welcomed a pledge for widespread investment in the region’s creaking rail infrastructure with a £2 billion, 12-year plan to put more trains on the mainline to London. Historic under-investment, punctuality problems and capacity... read more