Posted on 27th September 2018
This article was taken from the Argus, with thanks…
DPD, a parcel delivery brand, has taken up 4,000m2 of land in Burgess Hill.
Councillor Jonathan Ash-Edwards, Mid Sussex District Council’s deputy leader, said: “I am delighted that work is now underway at this site.
“When complete, The Hub will offer much needed industrial, warehouse and office space to aid the economic growth of our district.
“Local businesses have long been asking for more office and warehouse space.
“This development will help address these concerns and is another exciting step towards a better future.”
The Hub is part of a Burgess Hill Growth Programme that will deliver significant development and investment over the next 15 years.
This includes 5,000 new homes, new schools, gigabit capable full fibre broadband, a second new business park, regeneration of the town centre, investment in sustainable transport infrastructure and the region’s first science and technology park.
The Hub will provide up to 50,000m2 of employment space, of which up to 14,000m2 will be for distribution and warehousing.
Much of the remainder is expected to be technology-led businesses offering sustainable high value jobs.
"The BHBPA is an energetic and vocal organisation that connects and empowers and informs the local business community acting as an effective conduit to local authority and other organisations. We are proud to be part of that community and the association."
"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "
"“I can’t speak highly enough of the BHBPA. As a small local business we feel very much part of a community and thoroughly enjoy the annual exhibition and meetings throughout the year. Over the years we have built fantastic working relationships with many BHBPA members and every meeting and event offers us opportunities to work with more. This is networking at its best! ” "
"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"