Choose Eastbourne for your business

Eastbourne is one of the fastest-growing seaside towns in the country.

We started with local, and we know how powerful loyal support is... We feel it is important that we are able to help create opportunities locally (in Eastbourne)
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Booksy UK

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Digital Eastbourne

Eastbourne is the tech hub of East Sussex, with fast growth and expanding businesses that have already been impacting the make up of Eastbourne.

A platform of opportunity, the town has in recent years since a boom within the digital economy, enabling collaboration with investment and engagement from local government and education partners to support this burgeoning sector. Punching above its weight, Eastbourne has upgraded its structure to allow for better interconnectivity and international collaboration.

With the benefit of close proximity of Brighton and London, but with a lower cost base and a greater work/life balance for both businesses and digital nomads who work across over 100 different international companies. 

300% increase in Computing, IT and Telecom Jobs in the last ten years

Eastbourne Economic Development Needs Assessment
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Creative Culture

Officially a 'creative hotspot' according to the innovation charity Nesta, the town has double the average growth of the creative industries and four times faster than the UK.  Already home to 300+ creative businesses and employing 900+ people, the sector continues to grow with a variety of local media-based educational courses producing a wealth of talent ready and waiting for the right opportunity.

The Towner Art Gallery showcases the latest developments in modern and contemporary art and heads up the rejuvenated cultural quarter of the town. The £54 million transformation of Devonshire Park has put Eastbourne on the map as a top cultural, sporting, and conference destination offering first-class facilities for both residents and visitors. 

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Space to expand

Pacific House

Contemporary business centre that offers excellent access, on-site parking and proximity to shops, restaurants and access to Sovereign Harbour and Eastbourne seafront.

The Beacon

Prime and established retail location directly on Eastbourne High Street, The Beacons offering hi-spec retail, restaurant, and leisure space including Cineworld and Ninja Warrior UK.

Manufacturing in Eastbourne

With the largest manufacturing base in East Sussex, Eastbourne's industrial estates have a diverse range of manufacturing and engineering companies that call East Sussex home. 

Creating over £130m of export demand, growing year on year and over £400m in investment. 

Eastbourne is able to achieve growth for companies with many companies seeking investment to expand and develop their business alongside a great work force and travel access links.

Who's here?

Zoonou

One of the leading software companies and largest software testing labs in the UK. 250 tablet, mobile, VR set and wearables.

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Devonshire Collective

A creative and cultural hub in Devonshire Ward with studios, maker spaces, gallery and cafe for artists, community members and the wider public.

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Cohub

Co-working space Cohub is a hive of activity and regular meetups like #DigitalDrinks. Members start, run and work in businesses at all stages.

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Dobell

Global online men’s formal clothing company designs and sells thousands of own-brand suits alongside designer labels.

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Urban Industry

Owner and director of Urban Industry Dan King founded the store in 2002, now a multi-million-pound contemporary streetwear, sneakers and accessory ecommerce business.

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Switchplane

Software development firm that helps businesses save time and money by building them custom software and SaaS solutions, working across many sectors to help businesses with administration, finance and other processes.

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LED-UK

Helping businesses across the South East to save on their electricity bills with LED lighting, sensor technology and modern fittings.

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The Works Group

Modern coworking space with added benefits of community, business support options, and a downstairs cafe for users to meet and relax.

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Cyclr

Named one of the Top 50 Innovative UK Tech Companies by Creative England. Cyclr is a cloud-based app that connects software and services to enable integrated and automated business processes.

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Picross

International precision engineers offering a complete development and manufacturing service, producing the highest quality components.

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Lightening Fibre

Community-focused network builder and internet service provider, bringing ultra-low latency, multi-gigabit-symmetric-capable full-fibre broadband to homes and businesses in East Sussex.

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TechResort

TechResort is a community interest company helping to make Eastbourne a great home for digital, tech and creative business by helping to unblock barriers to growth.

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Zunoma

Security Print & Digital Transformation Experts with over 75 years of experience in providing a comprehensive range of security print features using innovative and technological solutions.

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Gardners Books

Britain’s leading wholesale book, DVD, CD & Vinyl distributor with the largest in-stock catalogue in their UK 350,000 sq ft warehouse.

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West End Studios

International experiential marketing company working with the latest technologies. Employ a 40-strong team and a total in-house production.

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Identity

Identity puts experience at the forefront by combining user and customer experience to create authentic ‘human experiences’ in its events.

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Brewers

Opened over 100 years ago in Eastbourne, this family-run decoration business now hosts 50 outlets UK-wide, supplying professionals with paint, decorations and tools as ‘the decorators’s choice’.

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Booksy - Major App in Eastbourne's heart

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