Blog about Brighton – As a Brighton based company Build14Me love the city we all live and work in – so we have decided to put together a series of features in response to some of the questions we are most frequently asked.
So first up. ‘Is Brighton a city?’
(Photo courtesy of Roman Grac)
Yes it is – Brighton & Hove ‘joined to become the unitary authority of Brighton and Hove, which was granted city status by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the millennium celebrations in 2000.’. City status was also issued to Inverness and Wolverhampton as part of the millennium celebrations. Towns that were not selected included Blackburn, Darwen, Blackpool, Bolton, Chelmsford, Colcheter, Croydon, Doncaster, Dover, Greenwich, Guildford, Ipswich, Luton, Maidstone, Med, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Reading, Shrewsbury and Atcham, Southend-on-Sea, Stockport, Swindon, Telford, Warrington and Wirral.