Partner sought to help make Horsham Enterprise Park vision a reality

6 July 2020

A highly skilled and experienced development partner is being sought to help make the county council’s vision for Horsham Enterprise Park a reality. 

The partner will work side-by-side with the council to successfully deliver the high quality, mixed use, commercial and residential development on the Parsonage Road site.

Paul Marshall, Leader of West Sussex County Council, said: “This is an exceptional opportunity to join with the council in making our vision for one of the most exciting development sites in the county a reality. 

“The successful bidder will have the chance to help deliver an exemplar scheme in an excellent location, which is in the heart of the Gatwick Diamond.

“We are seeking a partner with sound financial capability and a long-term commitment to work side-by-side with the council. We believe this is the best way to successfully deliver the scheme’s ambitions and to provide wider benefits to residents and businesses in the area.”

Prospective delivery partners who want to know more are asked to contact Alex McKinlay at Savills: [email protected]

The main features of the outline Horsham Enterprise Park development are:

  • 25,000 square metres of employment space - such as offices, research and development uses and light industrial – on two-thirds of the site, including a new enterprise hub or collaborative workspace for micro and small businesses
  • Up to 300 new homes on one-third of the site in a range of sizes, types and tenures, including provision of 35 per cent affordable housing
  • Community facilities for shopping and other services


The county council purchased the site, formerly owned by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, in December 2016. The key driver for the council’s investment in buying the site was to sustain and build on its long-established position as a major centre for high-value employment in Horsham town, as a key contributor to the local, county and sub-regional economy.