Opening of new £80 million Pier 5 continues Gatwick’s growth and transformation
02 February 2016
Another milestone in Gatwick’s £2 billion transformation programme was reached today when Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate invited Caroline Ansell MP to officially open the airport’s newly-redeveloped Pier 5.
Work starts on town’s first Passivhaus development
02 February 2016
Work has started on the most energy efficient council homes ever to be built in Crawley.
Air quality revealed as London’s top environmental concern, as first poll since Government’s delayed decision shows support for Gatwick expansion
25 January 2016
Air quality (30%) and the related issue of road congestion (29%) are the environmental challenges that matter most to Londoners, according to the latest YouGov poll on airport expansion.
Productivity and innovation boost Crawley economy
25 January 2016
Crawley is one of the most productive and innovative places in the UK, according to an influential report.
The clear choice now facing Britain: growth with Gatwick or inertia at Heathrow
11 December 2015
Gatwick Airport has today responded to the Government’s announcement that it will delay a decision on airport expansion.
NEW GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE BUSINESS BROADBAND CONNECTIVITY IN WEST SUSSEX
02 December 2015
£225,000 is being made available as part of a pilot grant project to improve connectivity for groups of businesses in West Sussex that are without access to superfast broadband.
The price is right - Sir Bruce Forsyth launches UK’s only flight to salsa capital Puerto Rico
05 November 2015
Passengers travelling on Norwegian’s first flight to San Juan got a “Brucie bonus” this week as the legendary TV host and his Puerto Rican wife surprised holidaymakers at the airport.
Big Bang is back – bigger and better than ever
02 November 2015
Over 60 schools and colleges from across the South of England signed-on to attend the 2016 Big Bang South East science fair within 24 hours of on-line registrations opening – bringing with them an estimated 3,500 students.
Business bosses criticise Government’s permitted development decision
19 October 2015
Business leaders have reacted with frustration at the Government’s decision to make permitted development rights (PDR) permanent.
New Chief Executive announced for Coast to Capital LEP
13 October 2015
Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership has announced that Jonathan Sharrock will succeed Ron Crank as its next Chief Executive in January 2016.
Come and find out more about the London Bridge station redevelopment
06 October 2015
Network Rail, in partnership with Team London Bridge and Better Bankside, would like to invite you to a business forum about the London Bridge station redevelopment and preparing for the major service changes which may impact you, your staff and customers.
Phase one of Gatwick’s £1 billion investment programme takes-off in North Terminal
01 October 2015
Gatwick Airport’s £1 billion investment in its ongoing transformation is being realised with the first phase of a new departures level opening this October in the North Terminal.
Gatwick Diamond businesses back Europe
22 September 2015
Amid the complex national debates and delicate negotiations in Brussels, Gatwick Diamond businesses have been speaking with a clear united voice – they want to stay in the EU, albeit a simplified EU.
Gatwick Diamond Initiative welcomes shining lights to guide local growth
18 September 2015
A trio of business high flyers has joined the board of the Gatwick Diamond Initiative, an organisation that seeks to grow the local economy.
Matt Turner has been shortlisted for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards
17 September 2015
The team at Creative Pod, Young Start-up Talent and Crawley Town FC are all celebrating after it was announced last night that the Crawley based company, Creative Pod is a finalist for the ‘Small Business’ award in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
New world-first GatwickConnects booking service launched, providing more choice and more competitive flight options
15 September 2015
GatwickConnects is an innovative world-first booking service for customers looking for greater choice and value when travelling on connecting flights
Call for greater powers for the South East goes to government
14 September 2015
West Sussex, East Sussex and Surrey county councils will join forces to lead the call for greater powers and freedoms to be devolved to the South East.
August marks Gatwick’s busiest month in its history
10 September 2015
London Gatwick announced the busiest month in its history with more than 4.53 million passengers travelling through the airport in August, a +3.7% increase on the previous year.
Gatwick invites firms to apply for major frameworks totalling £750 million
09 September 2015
Gatwick Airport is inviting businesses to apply for places on two major construction and engineering frameworks with projects totalling up to £750 million.
Key Heathrow mitigation measures meaningless
09 September 2015
The Airports Commission’s analysis is so flawed that the key environmental mitigation measures they propose for Heathrow expansion are effectively meaningless.