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Welcome to Crawley & Gatwick Business Watch

Crawley & Gatwick Business Watch is part of a regional partnership whose main objective is to help its Members in the Business Community to reduce crime. The scheme has been accredited the safer business award and works to very strict protocols and guidelines.

Henry Smith MP is Patron of Crawley and Gatwick Business Watch

CGBW works in very close partnership with Sussex Police, Crawley Borough Council, etc. Town Centre Partnership, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, Probation, Addaction/CRI, Crawley Open House and various others.

Shopwatch and Pubwatch include a variety of Members throughout Crawley, ranging in size and location. Working together helps develop stronger communities and actively reduces crime. Crawley & Gatwick Business Watch can assist Members in many ways:


Working with partners and local businesses to make Crawley a safer environment to shop, live, work, travel and socialise.

  • All members display a red pubwatch or blue shopwatch logo
  • Members have access to a secure website which can be accessed when out and about using a smart phone
  • Incident reports can be done on line using the simple links, making reporting quick and easy. More importantly enabling action to be taken much quicker
  • Final warnings, exclusions and other action can be taken on known prolific offenders. Their photos and details are then placed onto the website enabling members to easily identify individuals banned or likely to cause problems
  • Regularly e-newsletters
  • Alerts and crime prevention advice
  • Proven to reduce stock loss.
  • Regular meetings
  • Working together to ensure Crawley Town Football Club match days, are well prepared and safe.
  • Actively working together to reduce Anti Social Behaviour with our members and partners
  • Piloting the Off License project, and reducing asb linked to high strength beers and ciders
  • Communication with other local businesses through radios linked to the Police and other members
  • New digital radio system, which Police not only carry but can send text alerts
  • The communication with other members helps staff feel safer in the working environment.
  • Crime prevention advice if requested.
  • A single point of contact to give information or share intelligence
  • Cheaper Business Insurance
  • Helping to make Crawley a safer environment to live, shop, work and socialise

    Crawley & Gatwick Business Watch is a non-profit making group funded by subscriptions from Members.

    Membership subscriptions based on rateable value are as follows:

    Rateable valueMonthly subscription
    £0-£100,000 £39.63 per month includes radio rental
    £100,000-£200,000 £46.84 per month includes radio rental
    More than £201,000 £56.17 per month includes radio rental

    C&GBW Intranet
    Members only

  • Click here to access the intranet
  • Are you excluded by C&GBW?

  • Click here for a list of Members' premises you are excluded from
  • Click here if you wish to appeal against an exisiting Exclusion Order
  • Click here for help with drink, drugs or violence problems
  • Want to join?

  • Click here to download our latest brochure
  • Click here to download the C&GBW Strategic Plan for 2011
  • Click here to apply for Membership of C&GBW
  • Click here to email a question to the Administrator

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