Shops in Brighton & Hove

Discretionary fund for small businesses

Brighton & Hove's discretionary grant fund for small businesses is coming soon. Councillors agreed the proposals at the Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee on 29 May.


A localised approach to a phased recovery

Council leader Nancy Platts on making sure we do our best to restart lives and the local economy safely. We want to protect residents and the people who work in Brighton & Hove, and help ensure that when shops and business reopen, they stay open and flourish. 


Supporting small businesses 

Council leader Nancy Platts sets out how the council is supporting small businesses during the pandemic and urges those eligible for the small business grants who have not yet made contact to get in touch.


Supporting our city’s businesses

A range of support measures are in place to help small businesses survive the Coronovirus crisis and we have trained additional staff to help us process all funding the government has made available, as quickly as possible.

Sorry we're closed sign

Trading Standards warns stay put, we're shut!

Even if you've booked holiday accommodation, you should not travel until government restrictions have been lifted. Our Trading Standards team is warning hotels and holiday lets they need to remain closed until further notice.

Volk's Railway visitor centre and station

Sussex Heritage Award for restored Volk’s Railway

Judges from the Sussex Heritage Trust said the design, which includes exterior rubber cladding on the new ticket hall and cafe, was an unusual and clever use of materials and the buildings had enhanced the eastern end of Brighton seafront.
Architect's design of long section of Brighton Corn Exchange

Royal Pavilion Estate works update

R Durtnell & Sons Ltd, the contractor working on the major refurbishment of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre, has ceased work on site. The council is working with Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival to explore practical options for continuing and completing the restoration works.