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:
New work spaces, world-class digital infrastructure and more homes are key to reviving our town and city centres, according to Greater Brighton Chairman Daniel Humphreys. “We may be paying the price of a past overemphasis on retail, but if we collaborate, take the...read more
The new chairman of Greater Brighton is urging government ministers to visit the City Region and provide the resources to help this part of the UK unleash its economic potential. With the Prime Minister promising to help all corners of Britain boost productivity,...read more
A multimillion pound investment programme aimed at improving sustainable transport infrastructure, reducing congestion and increasing connectivity across Burgess Hill is underway. Burgess Hill will grow significantly over the next 15 years into a modern, thriving town...read more