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Joint Chamber Luncheon 2017


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Joint Chamber Luncheon 2017 Join us at the Arora Hotel Friday June 16th 12:30 to 15:00 This is a great opportunity to meet other Chamber Members from around Surrey & Sussex We have lined up two speakers Henry Smith MP for Crawley Alison Addy – Gatwick Airport Head of Community Engagement Joint Chamber Lunch £35 per Ticket. (all bookings to be paid for in advance, closing date Fri 9th June 2017 To pay via PayPal see below Please ensure you also fill […]

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Gatwick Airport Update


Gatwick Airport Update Whilst we are disappointed to see the Davies commission select Heathrow as its preferred option we are pleased to see that Gatwick remains a credible option for expansion. The Chamber’s membership wherever polled remained clearly in favour of the development of Gatwick, mindful of the growth benefits to the greater Gatwick area. Gatwick remains a deliverable option in a sensible timescale which Heathrow despite the commissions backing is yet to demonstrate. As the debate moves on to […]

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Support Gatwick Obviously


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Support Gatwick Obviously There is a critical need for those businesses that do support expansion at Gatwick, to publically “Support” via the Gatwick Obviously website, and preferably respond to the Davies Commission public consultation before closing date 3rd February. Britain doesn’t just need a new runway. What it really needs is two world class airports. Other truly global cities like New York, Paris, and Tokyo don’t rely on one mega hub to serve all of their air travel requirements. They […]

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Gatwick Airport Update


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  Gatwick Airport Update       Gatwick contributes around £2 billion to the South East’s economy every year.  It enables businesses to prosper, tourism to flourish, and 23,500 people to say they are proud to work at Gatwick Airport, over 700 of them from Crawley. The airport has invested £1.2 billion between 2008 and 2014 and has committed to invest a further £1 billion going forward.  The extensive social and economic benefits this investment brings must be balanced with […]

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Crawley Debate 2014


Crawley Debate 2014 Held on Wed 5th Feb at the Civic Hall Crawley Item 1 Flooding in Ifield. Discussions took place on how to stop future flooding in Ifield.  It was felt that if drains and gullies had been flushed last year then flooding would not have been as bad.  Item 2 Is crime getting worse in Crawley.  Despite negative press crime is actually down in Crawley based on the previous year’s figures.  Item 3 Would Crawley Council be revising […]

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Gatwick Airport misc. updates


Gatwick Airport misc. updates Please find below 3 update newsletters forwarded to us from Horley Chamber of Commerce 29th Oct Gatwick update,  Click on Gatwick Airport 20131029_Newsletter to view PDF 25th Oct Project Griffin newsletter.  Click on 25102013_Project_Griffin_Newsletter to view PDF 29th Oct Gatcom update.  Click on emergingthinkingresp to view PDF   Tweet

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Councillors urged to back expansion


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    Councillors urged to back expansion       Information courtesy of Crawley News 25/09/2013 Report by Chris Ballinger Business leader claims 50,000 jobs at stake Tweet

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I Support Gatwick Expansion Campaign


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    I Support Gatwick Expansion Campaign     Dear Member, You will probably be aware, Gatwick Airport, co members, has made it’s submission to the Davies Commission for a second runway at the Airport.  If you haven’t seen it yet, you can see that on the following link: http://www.gatwickairport.com/bettersolution/ You’ll also be aware that as an organisation, we fully support the second runway. There will be a vocal anti-expansion campaign so it is vital that we express our support. […]

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Gatwick Airport Final Submission


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    Gatwick Airport Final Submission     I am writing to you with details of Gatwick Airport’s final submission to the Airports Commission, Tweet

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Third year for community project Young Start-up Talent


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The Young Start-up Talent entrepreneurial initiative launched for the third year at Broadfield Stadium where some 40 local businesses, Henry Smith MP and heads of local sixth forms met to celebrate the launch of the popular entrepreneurial project where the winner receives a prize fund worth over £50,000 worth of products and services and aims to help and encourage others to start a business. The initiative has increased the age range to encompass graduates as well as school leavers and […]

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