The Greater Brighton City Region has an extraordinary mix of coastal, urban and rural landscapes (including the South Downs National Park, a UNESCO biosphere and a number of areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty). It has a strong cultural, heritage, visitor (including business tourism) and sports components.
This richness and variety within a 15 mile radius is regarded by residents and national and international visitors alike as a strong attractor for skilled labour and inward investment. There are a number of significant brownfield sites for regeneration and a growing investor appetite across the whole area (rather than just in established pockets of investment).
The Greater Brighton Economic Board is overseeing a dynamic portfolio of ongoing investments and regeneration opportunities designed to create the housing, employment and infrastructure to drive productivity throughout the City Region. For businesses, the Board has also created a tool to match business needs with vacant properties throughout the Region.
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