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Business in Haywards Heath

With a population of over 27,000 (nearer 40,00 if you include Cuckfield and Lindfield) and sitting on the busy Brighton Main Line around 13 miles from Brighton, 37 from one of the major financial capitals in the world and 15 from the UK's second busiest airports, Haywards Heath has the reputation of a commuter town that has excellent business opportunities locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

According to Companies House, there are around 2,500 active companies based in Haywards Heath as at December 2013, covering a wide range of activities.

Number of active companies based in Haywards Heath registered with Companies House

Main Standard Industrial ClassificationNumber of companies
Not Specified 575
Professional, scientific and technical activities 436
Information and communication 249
Administrative and support service activities 225
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 181
Construction 144
Real estate activities 105
Financial and insurance activities 93
Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies 87
Other service activities 87
Manufacturing 84
Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods- and services-producing activities of households for own use 77
Accommodation and food service activities 56
Arts, entertainment and recreation 53
Transportation and storage 48
Human health and social work activities 47
Education 34
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 6
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 2
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 1
Total 2,590

Source: Companies House, December 2013

There are a number of business networking and support groups that meet in the town, in addition to other local and national business organisations that cover Haywards Heath.

Haywards Heath Business Clubs

Haywards Heath has a number of business groups, all providing regular business networking events and some being membership organisations.

Read more: Haywards Heath Business Clubs

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