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The Horsham District derives much of its economic success from its location midway between London and the coast and its close proximity to Gatwick airport with excellent transport links: - Less than 20 minutes from Gatwick International Airport - Direct routes to London and the South Coast via M23, M25, and A24 - Good access to the South Coast ferry ports - Over 80 rail connections to London daily – fastest journey time around 48 minutes

Gatwick Airport unveils its plans for a second runway – the best solution?

  • Improved capacity but affordable to the budget and the environment
  • Delivering sustainable growth to the surrounding economies

As Gatwick Airport delivered their submission to the Davies Commission, Wendy Bell, General Manager at Sussex Enterprise said:

“To secure sustainable economic growth for Sussex and the areas surrounding Gatwick Airport it is absolutely vital that Gatwick’s proposal is considered the best choice. 

Whether you are looking at the environmental impacts of a second runway or the economic impact Gatwick is the clear choice for the Davies Commission.

However businesses in the area should not be complacent: It is important that a decision is made and is made speedily so that businesses are able to commit their futures to the Gatwick Diamond area which will free them to focus on growing their businesses. 

We are asking all our members to show their support for the Gatwick submission.”  For more information about Gatwick’s vision go to:

For further information:
 Wendy Bell 0844 371 5427.

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