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Wealth of investment opportunities in Crawley

There are lots of opportunities for growth and investment in Crawley, as outlined in Crawley Borough Council’s new Inward Investment Prospectus.

Produced in partnership with key sponsors, Gatwick Airport, Buxton, Manor Royal BID, SHW, Keir Construction and Willmott Dixon, the prospectus aims to offer an insight into Crawley as a place to live, work and do business.

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 13:45

Third successful Investor Tour takes place

An enthusiastic group of delegates spent a day touring Crawley and learning about the town’s businesses and development opportunities for investors.

This was Crawley Borough Council’s third investor tour and was oversubscribed by investors keen to find out more about the town. The event included a walkthrough and coach-ride with tour guides highlighting the diverse and successful business mix, while showcasing opportunities for inward investment.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 14:30

Planned tree removals to take place in town centre

Four trees will be removed from Memorial Gardens as part of safety and maintenance works.

A large, diseased oak tree on the South West corner of the gardens will be removed, along with a diseased lime tree inside the play area and a large diseased willow tree within the main gardens. This tree will be replaced in 2020.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:00

Town Centre play area gets ready for revamp

The refurbishment of Memorial Gardens play area will begin later this year, providing an exciting, all new town centre Play facility for young residents and visitors.

The consultation is now open and residents can view three design proposals and select their favourite. 

To view the designs and choose your preferred option, please click here.

Alternatively you can visit us at the following venues to find out more, view and comment on the options:

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 15:45

Queens Square shortlisted for another award

Queens Square Crawley has been shortlisted within the upcoming Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation Awards for ‘Creating Better Places’.

The Awards celebrate the highways and transportation industry, rewarding the outstanding accomplishments of those within the sector and promoting their expertise as best practise to a wider audience.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 16:00

Join the next Crawley Investor Tour

Investors, developers and businesses are invited to find out more about Crawley’s regeneration in the third Crawley Investor Tour taking place on Wednesday 5 June from 8.30am-1.30pm.

Crawley remains one of the UK’s strongest performing city economies and the regeneration of the town continues at an impressive pace. It has a range of hi-tech sectors that make up its economy, including: STEM, aviation services and avionics, life sciences; professional services and transport services around Gatwick Airport, which, as the world’s biggest single runway airport, provides 24,000 jobs.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 09:30

Growing Crawley’s international footprint

The Company Connector, Jeremy Taylor, recently spent time in Austin, Texas discussing the opportunities for trade and expertise between Crawley and the popular American town.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 15:00

Gatwick airport celebrates new ownership

London Gatwick has announced a new chapter in its ownership as VINCI Airports completed the purchase of a 50.01% stake in the airport. Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) will continue to manage the remaining 49.99% interest in Gatwick. The new partnership promises continued investment to put passengers at the heart of Gatwick’s future plans.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 18:00

New STEM building for Crawley College moves a step closer

Crawley College is pleased to confirm that funding to develop a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and digital skills centre on the Crawley campus site has been agreed with the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership. The new centre will meet the increasing need for delivering STEM subjects which will have wider impact on economic growth in the region.

Design work has been completed and W Stirland Ltd have been appointed as the building contractor. Subject to planning approval, this exciting project is expected to be complete by September 2020.  

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Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 15:45

Family fun at park science fair

Serious science once again combined with family fun at STEM in the Park last Saturday.

The event held in the Memorial Gardens on 18th May, was part of the eighth annual Crawley STEMfest and brought the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) to life for hundreds of young people and their parents

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Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 15:30