Our Priorities

The Greater Brighton Economic Board (GBEB) grew from the 2014 City Deal and now enjoys membership from across the public and private sectors.

The Board’s vision is for the Greater Brighton region to have a growing, modern economy that is international, creative, connected, talented and resilient.


  • Build an international profile with strong and relevant supporting messaging.
  • Establishment of an inward investment proposition.


  • Support innovative businesses to scale and grow
  • Sharing and commercialising knowledge


  • Roll-out of fibre infrastructure
  • To become the most 5G-enabled City Region


  • Attracting and retaining talent in the City Region
  • Develop an integrated approach to talent


  • Build economic resilience
  • Build environmental and social resilience

Greater Brighton Chairman welcomes solar power expansion

Greater Brighton Chairman welcomes solar power expansion

The chairman of Greater Brighton today praised a scheme which has seen more than 1,000 households take advantage of low cost solar panels to power their homes. All seven councils of the City Region have joined in the scheme, run by West Sussex County Council, to...

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£5 million funding boost for Newhaven

£5 million funding boost for Newhaven

Greater Brighton members Lewes District Council have welcomed a £5 million funding boost to help transform Newhaven town centre. The Future High Streets Fund, which was set up by the government to “renew the country's high streets”, awarded £5,004,939 to help boost...

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