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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

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth with new office in Manor Royal

Willmott Dixon has officially opened its new office in Manor Royal, Crawley with an event which brought together company leaders and representatives from both Crawley Borough and Surrey County Councils.

The audience heard how Willmott Dixon is committed to supporting business growth across the South East, and the importance of establishing and maintaining positive relationships with local authorities to stimulate more growth across Sussex.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 15:15

Queensway, The Pavement and Kingsgate - project update

What’s been happening?

Paving along Queensway and The Pavement is near completion and the area is open to the public, including in front of the retailers.

Groundworks have been completed outside of Marks and Spencer and the paving work is almost complete. Access is still available in this area in a reduced capacity however due to the ongoing works,

New trees have been planted Queensway, along with new street furniture throughout Queensway and The Pavement.

What’s next?

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Friday, May 24, 2019 - 07:45

Queensway, The Pavement and Kingsgate – project update

27 March 2019

What’s been happening?

Work on installing the paving along the middle section of Queensway has been completed and the area has been cleaned, sealed and reopened to pedestrian access. Installation of paving along The Pavement has progressed steadily with anticipation of completing the works in two weeks.

What’s next?

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:45

Thinking of investing or relocating your business? Make Crawley your first port-of-call

With an economy “punching well above its weight”, a track record for delivery and great quality of life, while still offering “opportunities for everybody”, it’s clear to see why Crawley is an investment hotspot.

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Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:30

Local company wins council sponsored award

At the 11th Gatwick Diamond Business Awards on Thursday (21 March), a local company won the Professional Services Firm of the Year category, sponsored by Crawley Borough Council.

Horsham based company, MCA Consulting, won the award by consistently delivering exceptional service to their clients, demonstrating innovation and outstanding expert knowledge in their field.

MCA Consulting were selected as winners by Gatwick Diamond Business judges and the award was presented by Chief Executive of Crawley Borough Council, Natalie Brahma-Pearl.

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Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:30

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