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East Sussex Strategic Growth Project


Approval status

Fully approved

Delivery status

Construction in progress

Expected completion date

Spring 2021

It is intended to develop strategic business space and utilise its generated income as flexible recyclable investment funding to ensure the continued growth of quality employment space for all types of potential occupiers throughout the county. The programme will enable the development of 34,632 sq m of additional business floorspace (NIA) in East Sussex.

The project is aligned with identified growth areas in East Sussex and capitalises on existing and programmed infrastructure investment. The key elements of this project are:

  • Bexhill Enterprise Park Phase 2
  • Sovereign Harbour Innovation Park Phase 2
  • South Wealden
  • Follow on projects including Priory Quarter Phase 4

Capital Programme delivery update

Take a look at our update on the delivery of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) and Growing Places Fund (GPF) capital programmes.

SELEP Capital Investment Programme

£570m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

In total the SELEP Growth Deal with Government has brought nearly £600m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock and over the lifetime of the Deal (2015-2021) we aim to deliver 78,000 jobs and 29,000 homes.

The deal and brings new responsibilities and flexibilities and is set to attract a further £960 million extra investment into the South East over the five years.

Find out more here
Funding value: £8.2m
Total Project cost: £21.2m
Return to Capital Investment