Lancing is the largest village in England with a population of over 19,000. Situated between Worthing and Shoreham by Sea, the South Downs and the sea, it is an ideal location with excellent travel links by car and train. The beautiful shingle and sand beach forms part of the 10 mile stretch of coastline where you can take advantage of the wide range of watersports on offer.
Lancing has a main high street with a wide variety of shops for all your needs, offering popular high street names as well as local independent retailers. There are two supermarkets within the village centre, a library, doctor’s surgeries, health centre and a number of cafes and sandwich bars where you can enjoy a great selection of fresh food and snacks. Lancing also has high quality schooling available with four primary/ middle schools and a local senior school academy as well as a number of other secondary schools in the surrounding area.
Lancing Beach Green is a vast public area that has direct access to the beach which hosts a number of events throughout the year and is a great spot to watch the local kite surfers. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, you can head over to Perch restaurant on Lancing Beach where you can enjoy a delicious meal or a coffee and cake whilst enjoying the magnificent panoramic sea views.
Brooklands Park is located off the seafront and is a large open space offering a range of sports and leisure facilities around an eight acre boating lake. There is a café, miniature railway, children’s playground, putting green and go-kart track offering a great day out for the family.
Lancing’s economy has just had a major boost with investment planned for an IKEA superstore which will offer great employment opportunities and also land ear marked for further new homes development together with new facilities including a school and doctors surgery to support the growing community. This, following the recent development of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club’s training facility, which already provided a high profile boost to the locality.
Lancing has so much to offer and has great access to some of the larger surrounding towns like Worthing and Brighton which are just a stone’s throw away.