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AFH Payroll Solutions Ltd

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AFH Payroll Solutions Ltd provide a complete payroll service for businesses ranging from one employee to 500 employees. Clients range from start-up businesses taking on their first employee through to our largest client with just under 500 employees. AFH Payroll provide payroll services across a number of sectors from businesses providing services, retail, manufacturing companies and the not for profit sector. The emphasis is placed on providing a personalised service to each client rather than adopting a one size fits all approach.

AFH Payroll are proud to have a number of Chamber members as clients in addition to clients across Sussex and further afield. The main office is based a short distance from Eastbourne in the village of Blackboys and AFH Payroll are also members of Cohub located in central Eastbourne.

Aspect Metalcraft Ltd

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We are Eastbourne based steel fabrication company formed by three Directors Jon Levett.,Paul Bennett and David Hart in 2002. We have collectively over 75 years experience in this industry.

Jon deals with Estimating, surveying and on-site projects. Paul heads our drawing department using Advanced Steel Drawing System, he also looks after our accounts as well as estimating.
David is our buyer and also manages the workshop dealing with all jobs from conception through to completion.

We supply to the construction industry specialising in steel framed buildings, mezzanine floors, fire escapes and steel construction. We provide a full installation service using our qualified steel erectors.

We also cater to the private sector and local builders specialising in bespoke railings, gates, staircases, balconies and singular steel beams.

Read more is the UK's leading independent supplier of plastic pallets, pallet boxes and small containers, based in Eastbourne for over 17 years. has successfully secured sole distribution agreements with five of Europe’s largest plastic pallet and box manufacturers, putting the company in an enviable position to be able to offer from a very large and competitive range of products – some 12,000 different varieties – most of which are available from stock, with personalisation if required. Our sales team of eight have over 100 years’ experience within the logistics industry, enabling us to serve customers nationwide with an array of innovative solutions for a wide variety of markets including food, retail and pharmaceutical.


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Axisops was founded in 2013 to meet the requirements of businesses needing to modernise and take an agile DevOps approach to IT infrastructure, security and delivering their software solutions.

Axisops is driven by client satisfaction and we have excellent relationships with the companies we work with.


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Brewers are the UK’s largest independent decorator’s merchant. We go out of our way to get professional decorators whatever they need to deliver a fantastic finish every time.

Brian Thomas Coaching


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Brian Thomas Hon F IDM - Brian has been in Marketing and Management for almost 40 years. He held senior positions with major retailers including Early Learning, before switching to the agency side in the 1980s.

Business Growth Consultancy and Mentoring
He was MD of three London marketing agencies including Ogilvy One and Saatchi & Saatchi Direct. Since 1992 he has been an independent Consultant, Mentor & Trainer, working with more than 80 companies in Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA.

He ran courses in UK, China and Australia for the IDM Diploma in Direct & Digital Marketing for 20 years, His Direct and Digital Marketing in Practice is the textbook for students of the IDM Diploma – the updated 3rd edition was published in July 2017. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Institute in 1999.

His new book How to Transform Your Business will be published in April 2018.

Executive and Personal Coaching
Brian is a fully qualified CPD Accredited, Personal, Executive and Corporate coach and he offers a complete coaching and mentoring service to individuals and corporate executives. His full cv can be seen at

Eastbourne Audi

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Caffyns offer great deals on new cars and used vehicles and is one of the most dependable car dealer groups in the South East of England. We offer a large stock of new and used vehicles for sale at 12 locations across Sussex and Kent including brands such as: Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Vauxhall and Volvo.

Everyone at Caffyns has an extensive knowledge of the motor trade and is dedicated to helping you find the perfect car that will suit all of your needs. Whether you’re looking for a new car that can be tailored to your requirements or searching our range of hundreds of approved used cars, our team of sales experts will be on hand to provide any advice that you may need during the process.

Caffyns provides high quality service to all of its customers, as well as delivering unbeatable servicing offers at the manufacturer approved service centres across the South East.

For more information on the latest offers on new and used cars, contact your local Caffyns dealership today.

Eastbourne Motoring centre

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Eastbourne Motoring Centre Ltd (EMC) is an independent, family owned dealership based in Eastbourne, East Sussex and has been successfully trading since the 1960’s. Specialising in the sale of new & quality used Vauxhall and Suzuki vehicles, we are backed by our own extensive Aftersales facilities including an MOT / Service / repair centre and retail & trade parts sales, we pride ourselves in offering our valued customers exceptional levels of service at all times, through all departments.
Eastbourne Suzuki are now one of the largest Suzuki dealers in the South East of England, winning ‘Large Dealer of the year’ for 2017, offering the whole range of Suzuki new cars, as well as an extensive selection of quality used Suzuki cars, including many other makes of quality used vehicles from all manufacturers at very competitive prices, catering for every budget and lifestyle.
The acquisition of EMC Uckfield in 2017, (formerly Goldsmith & Allcorn) has allowed us to spread our fantastic Vauxhall car and commercial offers in to Uckfield and the surrounding areas, offering new and quality used vehicles, as well as a fully stocked Parts & Service department able to offer Servicing and MOT’s for all makes and models. Including our ‘MOT for Life’ when you keep your vehicle maintained with us.
EMC Forces Cars incorporated into the business in 1996 and has grown to become a leading supplier of tax free and UK tax paid new and used vehicles of all makes to our deserving Armed Forces customers based in the UK and all over the world, we also specialise in the supply of tax free vehicles to the Diplomatic community and Embassies.
EMC in conjunction with NAAFI Car Sales in British Forces Germany (BFG), offer huge military discounts on new and used cars for British Forces personnel, their families and support staff based in BFG.
Across our group of companies, we aim to cater for all your motoring needs. We look forward to welcoming you to our dealerships and being of service to you very soon.

Gardners Books

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Gardners Books is a book, DVD and entertainment product wholesaler used by retailers in the UK and around the world. Based in Eastbourn it offers the largest stock catalogue in the UK with over 6.8million titles, 45,000+DVDs, 130,000 music cds and 300,000+ ebooks.

Gradient Consultants

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We are here to support you through one-off building projects to managing entire property portfolios. With clients from across Sussex and London our expert advice and personal approach means we help you make the best choices for your project at every step.

Hydro Hotel

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The 4 star Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne was built in 1895 as a place of relaxation by the sea. Situated 126 feet above sea level, it offers far reaching views of the sea and towards Beachy Head. The hotel has 82 bedrooms, large lounges, two restaurants, a ballroom and four further function rooms and a hair salon. During 2017 an extensive refurbishment programme was completed with the hotel subsequently being awarded 4 stars by the AA, the first time in the hotel’s 120-year history. The Hydro is popular for overnight stays, meetings, weddings and dining for residents and non-residents alike.
The function rooms are versatile and can host small meetings through to larger conferences. Highlights include the Meads and Hornsby rooms, which are well suited to Board meetings or smaller gatherings. The Garden Suite is a large space suiting itself well to conferences or training events with the advantage of an outdoor sea view terrace that is an ideal breakout area or for group work. The first floor Wedgwood room is a grand and elegant space complete with roof-top terrace overlooking the sea, lending itself well to larger meetings or conferences.
The Hydro has a free private car park, ample on-street parking and free high speed WiFi internet access.

Knockout Pest Control

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Knockout will identify your pest problem, control it with traps and poisons, find and secure entry points and seal the holes they find. They give sure-fire pest control prevention on a continuous basis offering great value for money and excellent personal service.

Mayo Wynne Baxter

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Mayo Wynne Baxter offers a full range of legal services with over 200 staff across offices in Eastbourne, Brighton, Lewes, East Grinstead and Seaford. They provide specialist help in all areas of law that affect you and your business.

Meads Care

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Meads Care is an established, family-run care service with 20 years’ specialist experience providing care for people living with dementia and individuals affected by past or present mental health challenges. Meads Care provides a range of residential care services at Meads House, a friendly, comfortable and beautifully maintained home in the Meads, Eastbourne and brings the same level of professional care to people wishing to maintain their independence at home with their home-care service, Meads Home Care. Meads Care provides person-centred care; considering the needs of both their residents and home-care clients with sensitivity and respect.

Megatrend Media

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The use of video in marketing is all about results. We create visually stunning, emotionally stimulating and intellectually engaging video content for businesses looking to increase their online presence and gain a significant competitive edge.
Our productions and video marketing services can help to increase the perceived value of your product, your people and your brand


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Sportswise is a specialist private clinic for the treatment of sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems. Our aim is to help you return to your sport, work, or life and leisure activities as safely and as quickly as possible.

We treat the full range of sporting injuries in sports people at all levels, from hobbyist to elite, and of all ages. We also offer treatment for all musculoskeletal problems, whether related to sport, occupation or everyday life.

Professor Nick Webborn, one of the UK’s foremost consultants in Sport and Exercise medicine, leads a clinical team of Consultants and Chartered Physiotherapists, together with a Podiatrist, Nutritionist, and Massage Therapist. All our clinicians are skilled and experienced in a range of specialist areas and we have the latest facilities and equipment necessary to deliver a service of the highest level.

Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club

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Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club is celebrating its 20th Anniversary during 2017 and prides itself on being an active, all-year round club with one of the best clubhouses on the south coast.

Formed by a small band of enthusiasts in 1997, the club has grown consistently each year and we now have over 500 members.

Our bright, modern clubhouse, which we opened in 2006, is the base for our active racing, cruising and social programmes, and we enjoy a wide range of events throughout the year. Located at the eastern end of Eastbourne’s famous promenade, Sovereign Harbour is rapidly becoming the largest and one of the most stunning marinas in northern Europe. Excellent visitor facilities, berthing for nearly 1,000 boats and 24/7 access make Sovereign Harbour a favourite port of call for yachtsmen. Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club extends a warm welcome to visitors from the UK and the continent alike.

The clubhouse is open on Tuesday to Thursday 1700hrs to 2300hrs, Friday and Saturday 1200hrs to 2300 and Sunday from 1200hrs to 1800hrs. The Club has an excellent galley and our chef provides a quality menu at very reasonable prices.

The top floor of the Club, you will find our Function Room called the Royal Sovereign Suite, it is available for private functions and corporate events, and we have hosted many events for a variety of prestigious clients.

Today, SHYC is a thriving yacht club. Our smart new clubhouse, one of the best facilities on the south coast, serves the needs of our expanding membership as well as providing a much-needed focus for social functions in the marina. This is a marvellous asset for all our members, achieved in such a short club history.

With air-conditioned bars, large picture windows and extensive sunny balconies on both the first and second floors, the clubhouse provides fantastic views over the North Harbour and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the marina.

St Wilfrid's Hospice

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St Wilfrid's Hospice was opened in 1982 in Mill Gap Road in Eastbourne when outpatients visited once a week for tea. In 1983 the hospice accepted its first inpatients and in 2013 it moved to the purpose-built building on Broadwater Way, equipped with a 20-bed Inpatient Unit and Wellbeing Centre.

They provide specialist care for people with any progressive, advanced life-limiting illness. Referrals are made by the patient's GP or other healthcare professionals and care is delivered by a team that includes consultants in palliative medicine, specialist nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, counsellors and social workers.
Their mission over the next five years is to reach out and transform end of life care for more people in our catchment area.


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The digital agency for business owners and entrepreneurs in Sussex. Prepare your ROI for take off with our no-nonsense approach to websites, apps, and digital marketing.

TDG Cyber Security


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As part of Turrem Data Group we provide cost-effective and reliable cyber security solutions to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across Sussex and the Home Counties.

Many SMBs are finding it a challenge to understand the latest data compliance needs with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and are facing further challenges regarding the protection they should have in place – many think that if they have antivirus protection this is sufficient.

In today’s cyber world it is no longer the case of ‘if’ a breach will happen, but ‘when’ it will happen! Even small, one-man bands are seen as perfect targets for obtaining private information by cybercriminals.

It is also a fallacy that businesses need to spend large amounts of money to ensure they are protected. In fact, in most cases, protection can be as simple as just having a managed antivirus and managed patching solution in place. This will cost you around £15 or less per month per device and yet provides you with sufficient protection.

A “managed service” such as the one that TDG Cyber Security offers has significant advantage over a “non-managed” one. With a managed service there is a cyber expert looking at any potential issues and working with the client to ensure protected devices remain healthy and secure.


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Established in 1993, Tradesmith is a family-owned trade window and door fabricator with a focus on quality, service and people. Tradesmith employs over 30 people with over 100 years’ combined knowledge in the industry. Tradesmith makes the finest windows, doors and conservatories across the South East for window installers, housebuilders and developers.

Tradesmith recently made a significant investment in expanding the factory, adding new machinery and undergoing a full repositioning and rebrand. The company has also expanded its product portfolio, adding a range of premium windows for heritage, period and coastal properties, entrance doors, and the marvellous Invisifold doors and windows which open uniquely. Tradesmith sells the biggest range of colour in the region and supplies windows and doors of all description, including noise reducing windows doors and hardware designed specifically for the environmental demands of coastal areas. Tradesmith is also capitalising on its reputation for excellent service by offering its standard delivery plus 3 Day and Amazon-style’ Next Day delivery.

Visit Tradesmith’s showroom in Hailsham today to see the wide range of doors and stunning windows and conservatories.

UK Private Investigators

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The leading and most established National and International Private Investigator and Detective Agencies in the UK.

Why I'm a Member

"I particularly enjoy the business breakfasts at the Hydro Hotel, they have given me a lot of exposure and generated lots of leads for me. The Chamber is a great source of support for both new and established local businesses"

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"I particularly enjoy the business breakfasts at the Hydro Hotel, they have given me a lot of exposure and generated lots of leads for me. The...