Dining out in Brighton

Welcome back to Brighton & Hove!

As lockdown lifts and businesses re-open, Brighton & Hove will be welcoming back visitors in the run up to Christmas.

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Business grants from 2 December

Following the lockdown period that began on 5 November, an additional  business grants scheme will be available for some businesses, mainly operating in hospitality, accommodation and leisure. 

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.

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.