Gatwick set to welcome one million passengers this October half term
22 October 2014
London Gatwick Airport has released its forecast figures and destinations ahead of one of the busiest breaks in the school calendar. Around one million passengers will fly through Gatwick between Friday 24 October and Sunday 2 November, with more than 509,000 expected to depart.
Long haul Growth leads to Gatwick's busiest September
15 October 2014
Gatwick achieved its nineteenth successive month of growth in September, with more than 3.8 million passengers flying through the airport.
Gatwick’s visionary airport design makes global award shortlist
02 October 2014
Gatwick will hear this week if its visionary design for a world class two-runway airport has won a World Architecture Festival award, after it was shortlisted alongside some of the world’s most ambitious infrastructure projects.
Gatwick publishes revised Noise Action Plan
30 September 2014
Following recent consultations with the local community, Gatwick Airport has today published a revised Noise Action Plan.
Coast to Capital Board seek new Board member
30 September 2014
Coast to Capital, the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for West Sussex, Croydon, Brighton & Hove, Lewes, East Surrey and the Gatwick Diamond is seeking an experienced business person to join its Board, as a co-opted member.
West Sussex Businesses can Save Money Thanks to Energy Efficiency Grant Funding
29 September 2014
Small businesses based in West Sussex have the opportunity to apply for grant funding to help improve the energy efficiency of their premises and save money.
Young Start-up Talent Founders to be guest speakers at the International Youth Time Conference in Rhodes
23 September 2014
Matt Turner, the Gatwick Diamond Young Entrepreneur of the Year and managing director of Creative Pod and Lorraine Nugent, the managing director of Media Word Waves who are both the founders of Young Start-up Talent have been invited as guest speakers at the International Youth Time Forum which will be held between 25th- 29th September in Rhodes, Greece.
Small business leaders choose Gatwick for expansion as UK trade mission to New York prepares for take off
23 September 2014
A YouGov poll released today shows that expansion at London Gatwick is the favoured option for small business leaders in the UK.
Manor Royal hailed a blooming success
22 September 2014
Manor Royal was among the champions honoured at this year’s South and South East in Bloom competition.
K2 Rider Hunt merger
18 September 2014
Gatwick-based K2 Consultancy Group Ltd, the fast-growing property and construction consultancy, are delighted to announce a merger of the cost
Quantity Surveying operations of the business with Rider Hunt (London).
Gatwick and Govia to partner and help revolutionise transport for the airport and the region
15 September 2014
The launch of Govia’s Thameslink and Great Northern rail services - the UK’s largest rail franchise - is another crucial milestone in the transformation of rail services to Gatwick Airport.
Project launched to help visitors and businesses find their way around Manor Royal
10 September 2014
Visitors to Manor Royal could soon find their experience transformed as signage and directions around the business district undergo a radical overhaul.
Positivity and confidence amongst Gatwick Diamond companies
09 September 2014
Summer may have passed but the economic forecast for the Gatwick Diamond is bright and getting better, according to a survey by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative.
Gatwick Diamond companies on Big Apple trade mission
09 September 2014
Two Gatwick Diamond business leaders will jet across the Atlantic later this month to meet New York’s top brands, hottest start-ups and leading entrepreneurs as part of a UK business mission.
London Gatwick celebrates inaugural flight to Jakarta with Garuda Indonesia
08 September 2014
London Gatwick has celebrated the inaugural flight to Jakarta with Garuda Indonesia – the national airline of Indonesia. From today, passengers have more choice of how to travel between London and one of the world’s fastest growing economies, with five flights a week from Gatwick.
Gatwick Diamond Initiative urge Boris to back Gatwick Airport expansion bid
05 September 2014
London Mayor Boris Johnson should throw his support behind a proposal to expand Gatwick Airport now that the Airports Commission has rejected his idea for an island airport in the Thames estuary.
Gatwick response to Airports Commission announcement on Thames Estuary airport
02 September 2014
Responding to the announcement today that a Thames Estuary airport has not been shortlisted by the Airports Commission, Gatwick Airport Chief Executive Stewart Wingate, said:
“This is an important juncture in the aviation debate because now Britain’s choice is clear; expand Gatwick and support genuine competition, lower fares and greater choice for passengers or expand Heathrow and return to the stale monopoly of the past and watch the cost of going on holiday, travelling for business and exporting goods and service go up.
Coast to Capital LEP welcomes Government backing for home-based businesses
26 August 2014
Coast to Capital, the Local Enterprise Partnership for West Sussex, Croydon, Brighton & Hove, Lewes and the Gatwick Diamond has welcomed the announcement by Government that budding entrepreneurs will be given greater freedom to start and grow a business from their homes.
Gatwick Diamond Initiative objects to offices into homes plan
21 August 2014
A business-led partnership has heavily criticised a plan to turn offices in the heart of the Manor Royal Business District into 22 flats.
Foreign investment boost in Coast to Capital region
13 August 2014
Coast to Capital, the Local Enterprise Partnership for West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, Lewes, Croydon and the Gatwick Diamond, has welcomed the news that hundreds of jobs were created in the region through investment by foreign-owned companies during the last financial year.