With a diverse range of business members – from independent shops, garden designers and architects to solicitors and accountants (and everything in between) – everyone benefits from membership of Lewes Chamber of Commerce.



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South East Business Boost

South East Business Boost

Are you an SME looking to expand? Do you need financial support and expert advice to get your business growing? South East Business Boost (SEBB) programme provides grant funding & advice for businesses in East Sussex. A whole raft of information can be found...

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Phoenix Project Update

Phoenix Project Update

Many of you will be aware of the purchase of the North St/Phoenix site by Human Nature (Places).   The news was announced in December and below are links to their most recent update. It lets you know how you can follow, and become involved in the work they’re...

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New lockdown grants and support

New lockdown grants and support

The Chamber is Here for You! This is obviously a very difficult time for firms of all sizes as the nation goes back into lock-down, meaning all non-essential businesses have to close again. Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a...

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 Lewes Living Wage

As well as being good for society, there are significant business benefits to paying the real Living Wage. Over 30 Lewes businesses are now signed up to the Lewes Living Wage. Some may already qualify for accreditation, but aren’t aware of it. The current rate for the Living Wage for over 18s (Nov 20) is £9.50 per hour outside London, and the rate in the capital is now £10.85. 

Lewes District Dementia Action Alliance

Imagine a community where people with dementia feel confident, understood and supported to live well. It is the vision of the Lewes & District Dementia Action Alliance (LDDAA) to help make the whole of the Lewes District ‘dementia friendly’.

Lewes Chamber of Commerce actively supports LDDAA. If you would like to like to, like us, help them achieve their vision please visit their facebook page for more information.

Dementia FriendsAlzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

Human Nature Logo

The Phoenix… Human Nature has been selected as the preferred bidder and expect to complete the purchase by early February 2021. 

They look forward to designing and building a truly extraordinary urban neighbourhood: a place that enables and inspires healthy and sustainable living.

More details to follow in the coming weeks as they release their programme, details of the professional team and the process for community engagement.