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Eastbourne Town Board

The new Eastbourne Town Board will oversee how £20 million of government funding is invested to help level up the town over the next 10 years.

Chair of the Board

Richard Garland
Richard Garland is Independent Chair for the new Eastbourne Town Board. Richard is a local business owner, chartered surveyor and  former Chair of Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce.

"I am delighted to be appointed Chair and looking forward to driving forward a range of exciting projects that will bring long term benefits for Eastbourne and people living here."

The appointment was made following an application process and interview panel that included the Leader of the Council, Cllr Stephen Holt, the MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon, Caroline Ansell, and the Chief Executive of Eastbourne Borough Council, Robert Cottrill.

Themes of the Board

The Board will focus on the following three investment themes:

  • Safety and Security
  • High Streets, Heritage and Regeneration and
  • Transport and Connectivity


Updates from the Board

A Better Eastbourne - Town Board Update No. 1 - 7 June 2024 (PDF) [47KB]

Terms of Reference and Code of Conduct

Eastbourne Town Board Terms of Reference (PDF) [177KB]

Eastbourne Town Board Code of Conduct (PDF) [334KB]

Board meeting notes

Notes from Board meeting - Friday 31 May 2024 (PDF) [138KB]

More information

For the latest updates on Levelling Up Funded projects in Eastbourne, visit

The Eastbourne Town Board has been set-up in accordance with guidance from Central Government - Long-Tem Plan for Towns - Guidance for Local Authorities and Town Boards

Delivery timeline

ETB delivery timeline
Eastbourne Town Board delivery timeline