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Manor Royal Business District Delivers Significant Jobs and Business Growth

A new study reveals the growing importance of Manor Royal and its impact in terms of jobs, business and its contribution to the economy.

The Economic Impact Study, jointly commissioned by the Manor Royal BID and Crawley Borough Council, was conducted by leading economic and regeneration consultants, Lichfields, to assess how well the Business District is performing and what it needs to do to remain competitive.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 13:45

Green light for next stage of town centre regeneration

Delivery of the Crawley Growth Programme is progressing with another key project given the green light by Crawley Borough Council’s Planning Committee on Monday 29 January.

The plans, which were developed following extensive public consultation earlier this year, will see the high quality improvements recently made in Queens Square extended along Queensway, The Pavement and Kingsgate.

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:15

Have your say on revised Three Bridges design proposal

Crawley Borough Council, in partnership with Govia Thameslink Railway, Network Rail and West Sussex County Council, has updated proposals to improve access to the site around Three Bridges Station and we want to know what you think.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 17:00

Council supports Manor Royal BID renewal

Crawley Borough Council is supporting the renewal of Manor Royal’s Business Improvement District (BID) for another five years.

The Manor Royal Business District is a fundamental part of Crawley’s business and employment and to West Sussex as a whole, contributing 25 per cent of the county’s economic output.

The council’s Cabinet agreed to the BID’s proposal to support the renewal and to vote in favour in the ballot at its meeting on 10 January 2018.

Introduced in 2013, the BID is an independent legal body which is responsible for the area of Manor Royal.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 14:00

Have your say on Crawley’s new place branding

Residents are being asked for their input into Crawley’s new place branding; a unique, visual brand owned by all stakeholders to help promote a sense of place and character in the town centre.

The Town Centre Partnership, together with Crawley Borough Council, commissioned the creation and design of the brand in 2016 which was agreed in February 2017. It’s currently being implemented following a great deal of research and consultation and is designed to inspire and attract residents, visitors and businesses, offering visual identification and place making.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:45

Manor Royal paves the way

Pavements in Manor Royal Business District are set for significant resurfacing works thanks to additional investment from West Sussex County Council in connection with the Crawley Growth Programme.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 19:00

Updated Town Centre Regeneration Programme- open for comments

The Town Centre Regeneration Programme outlines ambitious plans to regenerate the area which has recently been rated the 23rd hottest retail opportunity and third best premium retail opportunity in the UK by researchers, CACI.

Following significant progress since the programme was first launched in Spring 2016, we have recently updated it and are keen to hear your views.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 14:00

Success for Employ Crawley

Two months on from the launch of Employ Crawley, local residents are signing up to boost their careers. Created by Crawley Borough Council in partnership with West Sussex County Council, Employ Crawley is a service that aims to support people looking for work or into higher skilled, higher paid employment. Since it opened at the beginning of October, more than 70 local people have engaged with the service, with a percentage of those going on to attend interviews and receive job offers.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:30

The bandstand is coming back!

The town’s Victorian bandstand is now a step closer to being restored and relocated to the Memorial Gardens.

Crawley Borough Council has been working with specialist Leander Architecture to refurbish and restore the bandstand after it was moved from Queens Square to make way for the regeneration works in 2016. The bandstand was placed in storage and is now being returned to its former beauty, at Leander’s workshop in Derbyshire, before being installed in the north-west corner of the Memorial Gardens.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 09:15

Historic High Street changes improve pedestrian safety

Changes to the Historic High Street have been implemented to improve pedestrian safety and prevent further damage to street furniture and fixtures.

Funded by Crawley Borough Council in partnership with West Sussex County Council, works have been carried out in the Historic High Street to secure the pedestrianised area from vehicles and prevent illegal parking.

The High Street is a Restricted Parking Zone from the entrance of Pegler Way to just north of its junction at Cross Keys and any vehicle not correctly parked in a bay is liable for a Penalty Charge Notice.

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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 17:45

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