Worthing is a seaside town in West Sussex. It has a population of over 103,000 people. Worthing has a literary heritage with both Oscar Wilde and Harold Pinter having lived and worked in the town of Worthing. Worthing also contains the greatest concentration of Stone Age flint mines in Britain.
Worthing is situated on the coast of south east England. Around 3 miles off the coast of Worthing are a series of underwater chalk cliff faces, known as the Worthing Lumps. It is home to some very rare fish and is a site of importance for conservation.
Employment within Worthing is concentrated mainly around the service and financial sectors. Some key employers in the town of Worthing include GlaxoSmithKline and HM Revenue and Customs. Public administration, education and health also provide a large number of jobs in the town of Worthing.
Worthing has three theatres and one of Britain's oldest cinemas. Worthing's 'Cultural and Civic Hub' is an area where Worthing's museum, art gallery, library and town hall are all situated and attracts many visitors.
Worthing is undergoing significant redevelopment within the town, particularly the area to the north, between its railway station, as well as the town centre and seafront areas. There are plans to build even more leisure facilities, improve education facilities and create new residential housing within the area.