Partnership working

Through working with the private and public sectors we ensure that we achieve the best results for local businesses and residents in the community. Our key priorities - job creation and economic growth - remain our focus and we have forged effective and lasting partnerships to achieve these goals. Our door is always open to new partners who wish to work with us to regenerate the district and create a better place for the community.  

Bognor Regis Regeneration Board

This partnership was established as an advisory body on regeneration activity in Bognor Regis. It brings together leading representatives from the key public, private and community stakeholders in Bognor Regis. The board came together recognising that only a collective and cohesive approach would generate and secure the economic benefits sought by those who live and work in the town.

The partnership has created a strong foundation on which to encourage investment and growth in the town.  For more information, you can visit the Bognor Regis Regeneration Board website.

Coastal West Sussex Partnership

Focusing on strategic matters, it brings together leaders and senior officers from business, education institutions and the public sector to work collectively on economic issues that affect the coastal area. ADC makes a financial contribution to the partnership and sits on the board. For more information please visit the Coastal West Sussex Partnership website.

Rural West Sussex Partnership

The aim of the partnership is to bring together the key organisations that develop strategy and policy in West Sussex to deliver projects and services in rural areas.  Arun District Council is a partner and attends the quarterly meetings. The Rural Partnership organises a Rural Forum twice a year to discuss with a broader interest group current topics or issues.  For more information please visit the Rural West Sussex Partnership website page.

Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

Formed in 2011 as one of the UK's new Local Enterprise Partnerships, it is focused on delivering growth in the region. It is a public /private partnership which is tasked with stimulating  growth and adding value. West Sussex CC represents the district council’s on the LEP board. ADC works closely with the LEP to develop local growth and funding opportunities. For more information please visit the Coast to Capital website.

West Sussex County Council Growth Board / Arun Economy Project Board 

The Growth Board is led by WSCC and includes officers and district and county cabinet members. It has overseen the development and delivery of the Arun Place Plan, which you can learn more about on our Economic Strategy and Delivery page. The priorities of this will be used to develop a clear West Sussex Investment and Delivery Plan enabling strategic investment decisions to be made that ensure that best return is achieved against investment. It will ensure that cross county issues are addressed, such as strategic transport, skills, utilities, health and that appropriate funding is secured.  

Arun Business Partnership 

The aim of the Business Partnership is to help local businesses to thrive and grow. By working together local businesses can help each other. It has over 3000 business members. We support delivery and co-ordination of the partnership and make a financial contribution. You can learn more at the Arun Business Partnership website.