Key Facts

Some facts and figures about Crawley's town centre:

  • There are more than 200,000 visitors to Crawley town centre every week
  • Around 90,000 people work in Crawley – great potential spend – with a growing retail catchment area
  • Fantastic accessibility and travel options including Crawley and Three Bridges railway stations with fast routes to London; Metrobus and Fastway services with quick bus routes to Manor Royal and Gatwick Airport and great pedestrian and cycle routes. Visit www.crawley.gov.uk/cycling for more information and cycle maps.
  • More than 3,800 parking spaces
  • More than two million passengers use Crawley Railway Station every year
  • More than three million passengers pass through Crawley bus station every year
  • Current trading performance in the town centre is good, with more than half of those surveyed trading up on last year
  • Increasing number of residential units in the town centre – 1,500 new units in the pipeline
  • The town centre has a low vacancy rate of 8.5% (compared to a national average of around 12%)
  • Over 100 independent retailers are located in the town centre
  • The top five busiest points in the town centre have a combined estimated weekly footfall of 617,300; this includes County Mall, Queensway and The Martlets
  • 11,000 students are registered with Crawley College – with the biggest campus located in our town centre.