24/06/2019 - Manor Royal Arts and Heritage Trail
The Manor Royal BID has been awarded an Arts Council Lottery Grant to develop an Arts and Heritage Trail based on the history and stories of Manor Royal through the years.
24/06/2019 - TLC Retain Title
TLC, based on Newton Road, became the first team to ever win the annual Manor Royal 6-a-side football tournament twice with a 2-1 victory against CGG in the final at K2 Leisure Centre.
29/05/2019 - Harwoods Saves Money Thanks to Fellow Manor Royal Firm SOS Systems
Car dealership Harwoods will save more than £30,000 in back office costs this year, after print specialists SOS Systems introduced new software across its 17 sites in the South East. The new secure print management software installed across Harwoods' 250 printers, means every member of the 1,000-strong workforce has a personal card to authorise print runs at the machine instead of from their desks, eliminating printing mistakes and significantly improving security.
29/05/2019 - Gatwick tech business wins prestigious eco award
Last week, Gatwick based business 4D Data Centres, won an award for its eco-friendly data centre in the Manor Royal estate. The family-owned business was up against some of the largest tech companies in the country at the Data Centre Solutions (DCS) awards held in London.
28/05/2019 - Trio take over signage centre ownership after two decades with company
Three long-standing staff members of FASTSIGNS Crawley, have joined forces to fulfil their business dreams and take over ownership of the Manor Royal based signage centre. New owners, husband and wife Jose and Melanie Martinez and Alan White, have all worked for the company for over 20 years before taking the step into ownership.
28/05/2019 - WE Walk for Water
On Friday 3rd May, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays joined forces with the Eco-Committee of Three Bridges Primary School, to raise money and awareness for water issues around the world. This walk was in support of WE Charity's global campaign uniting communities across the UK and North America with a new goal to deliver clean water to 80,000 people in developing communities in Africa, Asia and South America.
20/05/2019 - Manor Royal-Gatwick Road Roundabout Roadworks Update
The final phase of work to the roundabout at the junction of Manor Royal road and Gatwick Road is due to start on Thursday 23rd May.
20/05/2019 - New Buses for Gatwick Direct Route 200
Ten brand new ultra low emission buses have entered service around Sussex and Surrey. Four of these have been introduced to the Gatwick Direct 200 service. Known as a StreetLite, these are built by Wrightbus in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. They feature the latest Euro VI Micro-Hybrid technology, emitting up to 98% lower levels of nitrogen oxide (NOx) in comparison to other vehicles.
15/05/2019 - Everybody Needs Good Neighbours
More than 280 people attended this year's Manor Royal Know Your Neighbour event on 14 May at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Crawley and a record 75 stands were booked by Manor Royal firms.
10/05/2019 - It’s a wrap!
The Manor Royal BID Business Ranger van has a makeover by Blue Lizard based in the Gatwick International Distribution Centre in Cobham Way. Established in 2000, the company was established by Dan Jackman in his garage and has grown to now boast a team of designers, manufacturers and installers working in the heart of Manor Royal.
06/05/2019 - Road works: May 2019
Details of various roadworks happening in Manor Royal during May.
26/04/2019 - New Digital Advertising Screens on Manor Royal
Large digital advertising screens have been installed in Manor Royal to help promote local trade and build an even stronger business community. The project is the latest initiative delivered by Manor Royal BID to improve infrastructure on the popular business location in Crawley, West Sussex.
25/04/2019 - Gatwick Park Development Latest
Gatwick Park is a half a million square foot business hub being developed on Manor Royal, with Phases 1 and 2 both having planning consent.
25/04/2019 - Regus to host Showcase Event
The team at the new Regus site would like to invite you to a showcase event taking place on 30 May from 5pm to 8pm at Churchill Court 3 on Manor Royal. There will be delicious canapes and refreshments on offer as well as networking with fellow guests.
25/04/2019 - Free Hot Food Vending Machine Loan
Provide your staff with hot and tasty food 24/7. For the next 3 months Bon Appetit is rolling
out an exclusive Manor Royal offer.
25/04/2019 - Metrobus Seeks More Female Bus Drivers in Crawley area
Metrobus and Brighton & Hove Buses has launched a new campaign to encourage more women to become bus drivers. The Metrobus recruitment and open day at the company's Crawley depot on 18 May gives women the chance to get into the driver's cab and to get the lowdown on what it's really like to be a bus driver from some of the women who drive Metrobus' buses.
16/04/2019 - Funding boost for Manor Royal heat network
A project to supply low cost, environmentally sustainable heat energy to companies across the Manor Royal Business District has received a major funding boost.
15/04/2019 - Know Your Neighbour Free Tickets Available But Be Quick!
Stands are fully booked for this year's Manor Royal ‘Know Your Neighbour' event which is being held on Tuesday 14 May from 9.30am until 3.00 pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Crawley. However, you can still attend the event as we have plenty of tickets available for those wishing to participate in the business networking sessions and ‘walk the floor'!
10/04/2019 - Manor Royal BID Showcases Careers to Local People
225 job seekers, commuters, students and parents attended a free careers expo last Thursday (4 April 2019) to meet 45 Manor Royal based companies who were showcasing their job vacancies, careers and training opportunities. People were also able to gain job search advice and careers information by attending one of four free seminars.
10/04/2019 - Want to work in one of the UK’s largest business areas?
Manor Royal Business District is a key economic hub within the South East region and provides the employment foundation of both Crawley and the wider Gatwick Diamond area. It is home to more than 600 businesses providing jobs for 30,000 people. MRBD Ltd is now recruiting for two roles.
08/04/2019 - Partial Road Closures for Manor Royal (9th-10th April)
Notice of planned roadworks for the eastern end of Manor Royal at the junction with Gatwick Road resulting in partial road closures on the 9th (Tuesday) and 10th (Wednesday) April 2019
03/04/2019 - BID extends training opportunities for Manor Royal employees
Did you know that anyone working on Manor Royal Business District can access high quality training at heavily discounted rates, thanks to the Manor Royal BID? The short courses are delivered by Crawley College and cover a range of topics including health and safety qualifications, digital and IT skills, and business development. The latest series of workshops are now available and will run from May to October.
02/04/2019 - Caterham Cars Easter Open Day
Petrol-heads, start your engines! The Caterham Easter Open Day is back, taking place at Caterham's Gatwick dealership on Monday 22nd April 2019.
02/04/2019 - Digital Tax Advice
Almost every professional and trade body has urged HMRC to delay the implementation of MTD as they believe that the cost of implementing the new rules will be too onerous for many smaller businesses
02/04/2019 - Freedom Works Opens NEW Gatwick Co-Working Space!
Sussex based Freedom Works has opened a new flexible office and co-working space at the Crawley Business Quarter, Manor Royal.
01/04/2019 - Crawley takes a stand on anti-social behaviour
Crawley Borough Council has introduced a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) designating Crawley as an area prohibiting the anti-social use of vehicles.
29/03/2019 - Meet Manor Royal Employers
Job seekers of all ages, commuters, students and parents are invited to visit a free Careers Expo this Thursday 4 April at the Arora Hotel, Crawley from 3.00pm to 8.00pm.
Fifty companies will be showcasing their careers, training and job vacancies and there are free seminars providing tips, advice and information about the wide range of job opportunities on Manor Royal Business District.
14/03/2019 - Train, Retrain and Grow – Free* Business Training
Supporting staff through training is proven to increase employee engagement, motivation and job satisfaction - as well as staff retention. We also know that companies have limited resources - and that's where Crawley College can help.
13/03/2019 - Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness month?
During the month, well-being specialists, healthcare professionals and health promotion experts across the country will join forces to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic.
13/03/2019 - Calling all Manor Royal companies involved in distribution and logistics!
Your views are being sought by Transport for the South East as it undertakes a survey of freight and logistics operators and businesses that move goods within the TfSE area - whether by road, rail, air or sea.
13/03/2019 - Dynamic Beauty 3rd Anniversary Celebrations
Gatwick Road Parade based Dynamic Beauty is celebrating its 3rd Anniversary later this month by raising money for St Catherine's Hospice.
13/03/2019 - R&D Tax credits – have you considered them?
Manor Royal BID director Paul Roe, partner of local accountants, business and tax advisory firm Kreston Reeves, writes about this under-used tax incentive....
13/03/2019 - Feeling the buzz
Manor Royal based Corniche Construction has been so caught by the buzz of Crawley Wasps - one of the most successful all-female football clubs in Sussex - they've sponsored them!
13/03/2019 - Run Gatwick 5K
Manor Royal based charity Vision Aid Overseas https://www.visionaidoverseas.org/ is forming a team for the Run Gatwick 5km later this year and looking for team members. Would you like to get involved and raise some money for the charity?
13/03/2019 - Welland Medical Invests for the Future
Welland Medical, a British manufacturer of stoma care appliances, has unveiled a new, state of the art piece of machinery. The latest edition to Welland Medical's automated manufacturing portfolio is a pivotal investment for the company as they expand their manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand for their innovative range of stoma care solutions.
07/03/2019 - Manor Royal Entrance Transformed
Works to improve a busy entrance to Manor Royal Business District have been completed thanks to the Crawley Growth Programme - a £60m programme of investments and projects to upgrade local infrastructure.
15/02/2019 - Disruption to Brighton Mainline Train Services (16 Feb to 24 Feb)
Network Rail are carrying out major engineering works on the Brighton Main Line from 16 to 24 February closing the line between Three Bridges and Brighton and Three Bridges to Lewes. These are essential works as part of their railway improvement plan.
15/02/2019 - Manor Royal-Gatwick Road Roundabout works begin 25 Feb 19
Various works are planned for the Manor Royal road / Gatwick Road roundabout near to Crawter's Brook. This will involve traffic management and some road closures for 19 weeks (25 Feb to 5 July). Disruptin is likely.
13/02/2019 - Welland Medical go for gold!
Welland Medical, a Manor Royal based manufacturing company, is celebrating being reaccredited with an Investors in People (IIP) Gold award.
12/02/2019 - A Career Awaits you on Manor Royal
Following the success of Manor Royal BID's inaugural Careers Expo last year, we're delighted to announce this FREE careers expo is coming to the Arora Hotel, Crawley on 4 April 2019 from 3.00pm to 8.00pm where you will discover all about the jobs and occupations available on Manor Royal Business District.
06/02/2019 - Manor Royal Football Tournament 2019 announced
We're delighted to announce this year's Manor Royal Football Tournament is taking place on 6 June from 6pm until 9pm at K2 Crawley 3G pitches.
06/02/2019 - Avensys joins inspiring HeART to Heart Art Trail
Manor Royal based Avensys has joined in the St Catherine's Hospice exciting HeART to Heart art trail.
06/02/2019 - Business Grants Up for Grabs
A number of business grant schemes have been announced recently which may be of interest to some Manor Royal companies.
04/02/2019 - Welland Medical raise thousands for local charity!
Welland Medical, a Manor Royal based manufacturing company, was delighted to donate over £4000 to local charity St Catherine's Hospice and work with Hand In Hand For Aid and Development (HIHFAD) and the Jacob's Well Appeal during 2018.
04/02/2019 - The Black-Board on Gatwick Road
You may have noticed a striking new billboard on Gatwick Road. The ‘black board' - as we have come to call it at The Commercial Park Group - represents the latest milestone on our journey to deliver a fresh way of working in Crawley at our new business park - Gatwick Park.
04/02/2019 - Co-working & Flexible Office Lands at Manor Royal
Freedom Works, which runs creative co-working and flexible office spaces is opening a new facility on Manor Royal, providing private offices, dedicated hot desks, and a community breakout area for SMEs.
04/02/2019 - Neurokinex wins National Award
Fleming Way based Neurokinex - a leading provider of activity-based rehabilitation for spinal cord injury - has won the 2018 National Fitness Awards' Best Rehabilitation Facility of the Year category.
04/02/2019 - Take advantage of evening buses for Manor Royal, Gatwick and Horsham
Did you know that Metrobus has extended its evening and overnight bus services from Gatwick to Horsham, which also takes in Manor Royal Business District?
04/02/2019 - Give us your views - we’re listening!
If you haven't done so already, please let us know your thoughts about what it's like to park and travel around Manor Royal Business District.
30/01/2019 - Endeavour House Undergoes Extensive Refurbishment
When Endeavour House was in need of extensive refurbishment works, Croudace Properties turned to RDJW Architects. A new entrance area was designed to give the development a more impressive feel, achieved by creating a new double height space and stripping back the existing reception space. Once planning consent had been granted, detailed work commenced on the new entrance along with the refurbishment of the building as a whole.
01/01/2019 - Discover Engineering Careers with L3 on Manor Royal
Manor Royal based L3 is hosting an Engineering Careers Event on Wed 16 January 2019 between 16:00 - 20:00 at the Sandman Signature Hotel.
01/01/2019 - Renewable Project Latest
Manor Royal BID has partnered with West Sussex County Council and Crawley Borough Council to look at how the Business District can generate and share its own secure, affordable and low-carbon energy from renewable sources.
01/01/2019 - Last Chance for Parking Comments
If you haven't already done so, please take 5 minutes to comment on the Manor Royal BID's parking plan proposals.
We're giving everyone as much time as possible to comment on the proposed plan to crack down on rogue and inconsiderate parking as well as parking by some who don't actually work here.
Please tell us what you think. Your views are needed to shape the plan. Discover more and comment here.
01/01/2019 - Searching for a Hero or Heroine
The Crawley Community Awards recognise and reward special people in our community who give their time, effort and skills, going above and beyond expectations. Nominations are now invited for individuals or groups who live, work or volunteer within Crawley Borough.
01/01/2019 - ILG offers BREXIT advice guide
While Parliament debates business is getting on with it. If you trade goods with the EU it makes sense to be preparing for the worst.
01/01/2019 - B&CE Wins Employer of the Year Award
Manor Royal based B&CE was awarded Employer of the Year at the Sussex Business Awards. The not-for-profit organisation which employs more than 500 people locally, provides The People's Pension to four million people across the UK and is working to improve occupational health in the construction industry, as 80,000 people suffer work-related illnesses each year.
01/01/2019 - Allaero named Sussex SME of the Year
Napier Way based Allaero Ltd recently triumphed at the 30th annual Sussex Business awards which took place at The Grand Hotel, Brighton.