economic regeneration

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

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

Kilnmead developer commits to Crawley

The developer of new town centre housing site is the latest company to sign up to Crawley Borough Council’s Developer and Partner Charter.

W. Stirland is developing the former Kilnmead car park in Northgate, consisting of five houses and 32 flats. The site will be named after Private John Brackpool, a Crawley soldier, who died in action in Afghanistan in 2009.

Work has begun onsite and is expected to be completed in autumn 2019.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 14:30

New housing schemes move a step closer

Two major housing projects have been given a boost after Crawley Borough Council received final confirmation that it has been successful in applying for a government grant worth more than £6m.

The £6.4m grant from Homes England’s Housing Infrastructure Fund will help unlock another 620 new homes in the town.

Telford Place in the town centre will receive £2m to bring forward development while £4.4m will go towards infrastructure that enables new homes to be built in Forge Wood, Crawley’s newest neighbourhood.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 18:45

Council sponsors Gatwick Diamond award

Crawley Borough Council is sponsoring the Professional Services Firm of the Year award at the 11th Gatwick Diamond Business Awards.

The council provides a wide range of services to more than 3,400 businesses across the borough, supporting and promoting them by organising events and initiatives.

It aims to maintain sustainable growth, nurture businesses and encourage entrepreneurs in our town – the main economic driver in the region.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 13:15

New Town Hall timeline changes

The timescales for the regeneration of the eastern end of The Boulevard – including a new Town Hall – have changed.

Demolition of the eastern part of the Town Hall has been moved back to October 2019. This change to the work programme has been made to reduce financial risk and to take account of delays due to investigations into potential listing.

This provides the council with the opportunity to bring the Council Chamber and Civic Hall back into use until June/July 2019, when decommissioning will commence.

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Friday, September 14, 2018 - 11:45
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