Discover the Gatwick Diamond

Your Global Gateway

The Gatwick Diamond is located just 35 minutes from central London with London Gatwick Airport at its heart. Many global companies and innovative enterprises have chosen the area for their regional headquarters.

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  • Jeff Alexander, Executive Director of the Gatwick Diamond Initiative said: “The Government’s decision today is undoubtedly a big setback. However, it is clearly not the end of the story. We have argued forcefully that a second runway at Gatwick is the right way forward. We, and many others, have also questioned whether the Heathrow option is deliverable. The strength of these arguments hasn’t suddenly gone away.

  • Gatwick notes the Government's announcement that it favours expansion at Heathrow. Gatwick Chief Executive Stewart Wingate, said: “We are disappointed as we do not believe this is the right answer for Britain. Gatwick has put forward a credible financeable and deliverable plan for expansion. “It is a plan that can guarantee growth and guarantee certainty for Britain. We look forward to studying the full reasons behind the Government decision in detail. “The challenges facing Heathrow have not changed. Our message today is that Gatwick stands ready to proceed when the time comes.”

  • South-East Business Leaders met recently to hear from HSBC's Head of Economics for Commercial Banking in the UK, Mark Berrisford-Smith, on the likely economic consequences of the Brexit vote, the mechanics of leaving and options for future trade policy.

  • The Gatwick Diamond Initiative is supportive of Crawley Borough Council’s further actions in relation to removing permitted development rights on Manor Royal Business District.

About Us

The Gatwick Diamond Initiative is a business-led strategic partnership focused on creating the right conditions for growth for existing and inbound businesses.

The area is home to global brands so you are in good company - from medical technologies, devices and life sciences to advanced manufacturing and a vibrant professional services sector, supported by an excellent education and R&D base.

With plenty of office, industrial and light industrial premises available, our strategic location offers exciting opportunities for companies located here. There's no better place for your business investment.

Businesses in the Gatwick Diamond have a better than ever opportunity to trade internationally. Last year alone, Gatwick Airport added more than twenty new services to worldwide destinations and forged new partnerships with a host of airlines.


Are you a small or medium business, planning to grow and to create new jobs but not finding it easy to raise the finance required? Capital grants of up to 40% of the total project cost are available.  Apply for a Coast to Capital Business Growth Grant (closing date: 30 September 2016).

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01 November 2016, 16:30 - 01 November 2016, 18:30

Hilton London Gatwick Airport Hotel

A Green Growth Platform event in partnership with Crawley Borough Council and Gatwick Diamond Bus...


09 August 2016 - Jeff Alexander

I am writing this on the first day of the Southern Rail guards strike which follows months of misery for commuters and disruption and loss for busines…

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