The city of Chichester lies in the county of West Sussex and is known as a major cathedral city in the region. The city has a long history with landmarks that recall this, such as an ancient Roman amphitheatre that stands in the park in the southern part of the city. Chichester Cross and South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre are also big attractions and help to bring in visitors. Chichester has been home to a number of famous people over the years including Hugh Dennis, Margaret Leighton, Morris Maddocks and Adrian Noble.
Chichester is home to a number of businesses and manufacturing companies operating out of executive suites and factory facilities. The ship-building industry is one of the major employers in the area while law firms, graphic design houses, publishing companies and recruitment agencies also have offices in the city. In addition to the variety of other professions and business types, Chichester is home to a number of marketing companies HW Marketing and New Brand Guru Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The entertainment scene in Chichester includes festivals, live-music and much more. Chichester Festival Theatre comes alive every night with a variety of performances. Chichester Cinema is a major art-house cinema in the city while I AM JOY is an exciting event for fans of music, theatre and the performing arts, held across various venues in the city. Chichester has a large number of restaurants that serve everything from traditional British delights to Asian and American cuisine. El Castizo is the place to enjoy some authentic Spanish food while The Richmond Arms prides itself on classic British cooking. Cassons has fine French cuisine on the menu and The White Swan is all about modern gastronomy from different parts of the world.
Chichester railway station is a major stop along the West Coastway Line, connecting the town to London and Brighton. The city has its own airport, Chichester Airport, located to the north, while bus and taxi services provide convenient ways of getting around the city. There is convenient road access for drivers with the A27, A259, A29, A285 and A286, providing connectivity to places like Southampton, London, Havant and the M27 motorway.