Crawley, a town in West Sussex, located in the South East
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Crawley is located near one of the UK’s busiest airports but still has lots to offer for pursuits in a countryside environment. The visitor can explore the lakes and woodland in the area or just stay in town for regular entertainment. Popular attractions include Wings Aviation Museum at Haywards Heath and Tilgate Nature Centre, with over 100 different species, ‘from otters to owls, tapir to terrapins, reindeer to raccoon dogs’.
Crawley economic sectors
Key growth sectors:
- aerospace and aviation
- health, life sciences and med tech
- advance manufacturing
- transportation and storage
- administrative and support services
“Crawley is Prosperity ‘A rated’ by Grant Thornton’s Vibrant Economy Index, recognising its contribution towards wealth generation and job creation.
In 2016, Crawley’s total GVA was £4,977m, equivalent to £44,691 per head of population, accounting for 25% of West Sussex County’s total GVA.”
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Crawley was established as new town in 1947. It has grown and now includes 14 residential areas with over 45,000 homes. For rail, the town has three stations and includes the main line service between London and Brighton. Crawley is only 15 minutes from the M23 and M25 motorways. With London Gatwick Airport, the town is attractive to businesses that need connectivity.
Crawley has a number of world-leading companies located in the area. Including Virgin; Nestle; Kier Construction; Tesler; Harwood Jaguar Land Rover; PwC; KPMG and British Airways, with a new Gatwick subsidiary, operating under the British Airways name but as an entirely separate entity.
Crawley is served by London Gatwick Airport, just a few miles north from the town centre. The airport offers passenger services to over 200 destinations in over 70 countries.
“Over the last 60 years our airport has grown from just 186,000 passengers to over 46 million passengers in 2019.”
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Same day courier Crawley helpful links
Invest Crawley: for expert advice from the Crawley Borough Council Initiative as a business destination.
Experience West Sussex: to find out about what is going on, about what’s new, what’s happening and special offers and competitions for travellers to the Crawley area.