An ambitious plan to upgrade an environmentally challenging but sizable plot of allocated employment land that has stood unused for over three decades. The completed project would boost employment opportunities and economic performance in the entire Coast to Capital LEP region.
Delivery Body: Worthing & Adur Council
Coast to Capital LGF Allocation: £8m
Match Funding Contribution: £96m
Project Status: Awaiting Business Case
Summary of Project
Decoy Farm is a 7.7hectare former landfill site located in the east of Worthing. High profile, technical specialist businesses are housed in an adjacent industrial estate. Unlocking the area for further commercial space will enable more room for businesses and therefore create jobs and economic growth in the area. The Local Growth Funds awarded to this project is expected to fund improvements for access to the site which will enable the project to go ahead.
- 2,298 Jobs created
- 34,000sqm commercial floorspace