Coastal West Sussex is already home to several high-profile businesses in the horticultural and engineering sectors which are thriving in the region.

Rolls Royce Motor Cars have expanded their facilities and opened a Technology and Logistics centre in Bognor Regis whilst businesses such as Ricardo in Shoreham, B&W Speakers in Worthing, MG Duff and Oceanair, both in Chichester are world leaders in their fields.

Other major employers in the area include GlaxoSmithKline, the Environment Agency and Southern Water.

The quality of light and soil means that Coastal West Sussex has some of the most fertile land in England making it one of the country’s most prominent food and plant growing area including Nature’s Way, Langmead Farms, Barfoots of Botley and Tangmere Nurseries growing and packaging salads and vegetables for the major retailers.

We are a leading region in the design, development and up-take of renewable energy and waste minimising technologies.

Construction of the 116-wind turbine Rampion Offshore Wind Farm is now complete, ahead of schedule, and will generate in the region of 400 megawatts of power, the equivalent of the electricity used by 290,000 homes.

This presents a range of exciting opportunities in renewable energy, particularly solar, wave and wind technologies.

“The Coastal West Sussex region has plenty to offer businesses,” Caroline Wood, Director of the Coastal West Sussex Partnership, says. “The area continues to attract national and international businesses, especially in sectors such as horticulture and engineering – thanks to our accessible, cost competitive location and fertile land.”

If you are already doing business in West Sussex, or are based elsewhere in the UK or overseas, we can help you. From setting up a new operation, to relocating the business, or starting a new enterprise, we will work with you to understand your business requirements, and help connect you to the right contacts and opportunities.

In the first instance, please contact Caroline Wood on: