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The Coast to Capital Growth Hub is a government fully funded service supporting businesses in the Tourism & Retail sector in the Coast to Capital area. The team of Growth Relationship Managers work with the businesses, assess their needs and introduce solutions.


Sector Informaion


The Tourism & Retail sector includes Visitor Economy and Support Services businesses that are centred in the Brighton & Hove, Crawley, Arun, Horsham, Chichester, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead and Tandridge areas.


Key employers include South Downs National Park, coastal landscape and Surrey Hills AONB. Visitors spend over £1.2 billion each year along the coast.



Support Available


The geographic areas that the Coast to Capital Growth Hub covers:


Not in the Coast to Capital Growth Hub area? Find your local growth Hub here.



The Growth Relationship Managers


The Growth Relationship Managers provide you with long term free and impartial support. As part of their support they can undertake analysis to diagnose key areas of business improvement, helping you to unlock potential in your business operations.



Growth Champions


The Growth Champions are a network of consultants, all experts in their respected fields. The network can provide specialist support for businesses to unlock further growth. Coast to Capital are able to fully fund a day of specialist support from this Network.



GROWTHmapper Diagnostics & DNAsix


The Growth Relationship Managers can provide comprehensive business diagnostics through GROWTHmapper which includes a set of assessment questions designed to underpin coaching and advice, as well as a digital coaching programme ‘DNAsix’ that can help your business survive, compete and ultimately thrive in today’s digital marketplace.



Investment in the Coast to Capital area


The Growth Hub supports investment enquiries and opportunities in partnership with the Department for International Trade and local partners. The team help identify solutions and support for existing and potential investors including those from overseas.



Contact the Growth Hub


The Growth Hub website is regularly maintained with links to partner support and government information. Keep up to date with the latest news, information and events on Twitter and subscribe to the newsletter. To speak to a Growth Relationship Manager, complete the Request Form online.

For Further Support Please Complete The Contact Form

Malcolm Brabon

SME Manager

Ryan Davies

Growth Hub Team Leader

Karen Tyrrell

Growth Relationship Associate

Taygan Paxton

Growth Coordinator

Tom Hughes

Peer to Peer - Admin

The Growth Hub has various funded business support initiatives, such as offering a full day of specialist consultancy who can deliver solution based advice to break a barrier to growth.


The Department of International Trade offers Sector specific trade advice, get in touch today to talk to a specialist.


Additionally, over the years the Growth Hub has developed a diverse network of Tourism & Retail specialists in both the public and private sector who we refer businesses to.

Sector Focus Support


The Coast to Capital Growth Hub works alongside other organisations to provide the best assistance possible to your business. Some of these are:


Experience West Sussex


As the central voice for the region on tourism, destination management and the visitor economy, the Experience West Sussex Partnership delivers industry intelligence, local business support and creative marketing campaigns to attract visitors to the area.

They help organisations big and small across West Sussex. Whether you’re an award-winning attraction, cosy B&B or a brilliant seaside cafe. They facilitate the tourism business community.

Coast to Capital

This site is operated by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership. © Coast to Capital LEP 2013-21.

Information is provided on this website in good faith. However neither Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership nor any associated organisation or individual provide any warranty or accept any liability for information provided.



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