The Coast 2 Capital Board has now announced the first five successful projects to be awarded funding from the Growing Places Fund.

The fund currently totals over £23 million. Over £14 million has been allocated to the below five projects that will potentially provide over 2000 jobs:

  • Airfield Park, Bognor Regis
  • i360, Brighton
  • Caterham Fast Fibre Hubs
  • Malling Brooks, Lewes
  • Ruskin Square, Croydon

Chariman of the C2C Growing Places Investment committee, Tim Wates said: “I am very pleased to announce we have five very strong projects that have the potential to stimulate growth within the Coast to Capital area.

The variety of projects also demonstrates the willingness and intent of the Board to consider all options when looking for ways to create long-term high quality sustainable jobs. The iconic Brighton i360 that will further strengthen Brighton’s international reputation and Ruskin Square, Croydon that will be a catalyst for significant investment within the Borough.

This is indeed a very exciting time for all involved in Coast to Capital and the many partners we are working with.


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