Worthing Town Centre is a great place to do business with is fantastic location nestled between the Sea and the South Downs.  

If you are considering opening a business in Worthing Town Centre you will be joining over 200 Retail businesses and 160 Hospitality businesses already trading here.  We produce a Worthing Town Centre Guide showing a full listing of businesses that can be picked up around the town or a downloadable version is available by CLICKING HERE

Worthing has a thriving independent sector and 64% of Town Centre visits are to an independent business.  

Below are a few facts and figures that may be of interest.  We use Place Informatics :: AI-Driven Behaviour Analytics to obtain footfall and movement data  

1. Why trade in Worthing Town Centre

  • £179m pa Comparison Good Spend
  • £4,366 pa Average Household Comparison Good Spend
  • 725,824 Potential Retail Catchment
  • 7.32 miles Average Catchment Distance
  • 4.3 Average Visits a Month for Regular Shoppers
  • 5.5m Average Annual Footfall

2. Available Properties

The Worthing Town Centre Initiative produce a monthly update on ground floor vacant units.  

Current Vacancy List →

If you need more help on finding a suitable premises then there are local Commercial Agents who will be able to help.  Here are a few who currently have Town Centre properties available.

Michael Jones →

Spratt & Son →

Stiles Harold Williams →

3. Support

The Worthing Town Centre Initiative are here to help all businesses trading in the Town Centre and all new businesses will receive a welcome pack.  There is also a lot of other support for businesses when deciding that Worthing is the place to trade. 

Worthing Borough Council provides extensive information for businesses on the Council website

Time for Worthing has been launched with a vision to work to collectively raise the profile of Worthing.  There is more information on their website www.timeforworthing.uk 

4. Worthing Gift Card

The Worthing Town Centre Initiative launched its Worthing Gift Card in November 2021 to encourage people to keep spend local.  Worthing Town Centre businesses can register to take the Gift Card and be part of the programme.  There is no charge to take part you just need to register and carry out a transaction that will decline on your terminal.  Cards can only be spent in registered businesses and these are promoted as a way of supporting local.  You will not need to sell cards but can have some cards that can be loaded by the customer if you wish. 


Town & City Gift Card Registration (hubspotpagebuilder.com)


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