A diverse and robust local economy has become an vital goal for many local economic partners since COVID-19.
Our Economic Value report says, a strong Gatwick would support the region’s grow and diversify. This would attract new and start-up technology and green industry to the South East.
We will support a range initiatives in response to the trials faced in the local area following COVID-19. This includes programmes to support jobs, skills, sustainable growth and the local supply chain.
READ OUR ECONOMIC VALUE REPORT
We are proud to support small local business.
Read our case studies which show the airport’s impact on three local businesses.
In 2019, Gatwick was the “bread and butter” of the business, making up 80% of our work.
Storm12 attracted 10-20% of its business from Gatwick before COVID-19.
Prior to COVID-19, around 50% of KPFP’s business was linked to Gatwick.
GATWICK COULD CREATE £8.4BN FOR THE REGION BY 2028
A further report published by Oxera shows how a strong Gatwick could create £8.4bn in gross value added by 2028. Passenger forecasts in this report were prepared in November 2020.