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Celebrating 30 years of Innovation

18/06/2018 - Celebrating 30 years of Innovation

Welland Medical, a Manor Royal based manufacturing company, is celebrating its landmark 30th anniversary.  Established in 1988, Welland Medical is now one of the leading ostomy brands in the UK and worldwide. Specialising in the design, development and manufacture of innovative stoma care appliances and accessories, for people who have had bowel or bladder surgery due to cancer or disease, Welland Medical takes pride in bringing to market award winning products that enhance the lives of people living with a stoma around the globe.    

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11/06/2018 - Kreston Reeves To Run Informal World Cup Match event

Kreston Reeves invites you to join them over drinks at the Shark Bites Sports Bar at the Sandman Hotel, Crawley for the England v Belgium World Cup match on 28 June.    

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Nexus Training and Production Facility Takes Shape

11/06/2018 - Nexus Training and Production Facility Takes Shape

Willmot Dixon has released its latest project update for the Nexus Development site. The project consists of two buildings: the front building, nearest to Gatwick Road being a training facility for L3, where trainee and experienced pilots will be instructed on eight flight simulators.  The rear building will be the production hall, where the flight simulators will be produced, assembled andtested prior to being transported to their final destination.    

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TLC Takes the title!

11/06/2018 - TLC Takes the title!

Following a hard fought final, TLC etched their name onto the Manor Royal 6-a-side football Shield at the annual tournament organised by the Manor Royal BID in partnership with Freedom Leisure. Now in its seventh year, the event brings together companies from across the Business District for the glory of being crowned champions and taking the winners shield back to the office, warehouse, showroom, workshop or factory.

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New Deal for Manor Royal

03/06/2018 - New Deal for Manor Royal

The Manor Royal BID Company has signed a new deal with Crawley Borough Council and West Sussex County Council aimed at supporting local businesses and boosting economic growth. The signing of the Manor Royal Deal comes on the back of the recent vote by businesses to renew the Manor Royal BID and the successful Crawley Growth Programme bid to secure an investment package of £60m for the town.


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BID Events Make a Big Impact in Crawley

19/05/2018 - BID Events Make a Big Impact in Crawley

Manor Royal Business District is celebrating the success of two major Expo’s that took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Crawley on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 May. The annual ‘Know your Neighbour’ event, exclusive to Manor Royal companies, welcomed a record number of exhibitors and businesses.  This was complemented by the inaugural ‘Manor Royal Careers Expo’ the following day, which provided free work and training advice to local residents.  Over 110 companies reached out to more than 580 people over the two days.

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Know Your Neighbour Set to be Biggest Yet!

08/05/2018 - Know Your Neighbour Set to be Biggest Yet!

This year's keynote networking event of the year on Manor Royal - the Know Your Neighbour Expo - is set to be the largest ever held on the business district.  It's a full house with 73 companies exhibiting at the event and more than 280 people registered to attend the free event.

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Help Virgin to save the planet!

03/05/2018 - Help Virgin to save the planet!

For many years Virgin has worked hard to reduce their catering waste. For example, they have removed 217,524 disposable hot drink cups per year from their waste by replacing them with china cups.  More recently, Virgin has been working with their catering team to see how they can reduce plastic disposables and become more sustainable in their approach to providing catering services to their staff and visitors.

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Fun and Inspiration at STEMfest 2018 launch

03/05/2018 - Fun and Inspiration at STEMfest 2018 launch

Crawley STEMfest was officially launched on Manor Royal recently with a raucous evening of comedy and inspiring talks.  Representatives from local industry and education attended the event at the new Elekta Cornerstone building on the Manor Royal Estate. An innovative space fitting for the launch of a STEMfest looking to inspire the next generation to pursue science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers through hands-on workshops, shows and demonstrations throughout May and June.

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New teambuilding days with Jet Masterclass Pilot Training

30/04/2018 - New teambuilding days with Jet Masterclass Pilot Training

Jet Masterclass is opening its doors in Lloyds Court, Manor Royal enabling local companies to use their pilot training facility and flight simulator for team building. Your team can access their pilot training facility and flight simulator, where they’ll operate as a pilot (and land!) a Boeing 737. They will put into practice a variety of skills including communication, decision making, leadership and crew resource management, ensuring safe and efficient flight.

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Avensys recognised at the IER Awards 2018

30/04/2018 - Avensys recognised at the IER Awards 2018

Fleming Way based Avensys Ltd has been recognised at the Innovative Electrical Retailing Magazine Awards 2018 for the second year running.  The company won in the following categories: 'Best IER Retailer'; ‘Best Large Independent Consumer Electronics Retailer’; ‘Best Independent Retailer Superstore  Showroom’ and one of its employees, Paul Haywood won ‘IER Best Young Gun’.

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Free Tips and Training at the Manor Royal Careers Expo

21/04/2018 - Free Tips and Training at the Manor Royal Careers Expo

Anyone seeking a new role, their first job or local training or apprenticeships opportunities will not want to miss the new and free-to-attend Manor Royal Careers Expo taking place on 17 May 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Crawley from 3pm to 8.00pm.

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Find Your Future Employees

25/03/2018 - Find Your Future Employees

Have you booked your free exhibition stand at the NEW Manor Royal Careers Expo on 17th May? 

Why not join other successful organisations such as Virgin Atlantic, the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, B&CE, Alpha Flight and Avensys to promote the careers and jobs available on Manor Royal.

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2018 BID Levy Leaflet Published

25/03/2018 - 2018 BID Levy Leaflet Published

The Manor Royal BID Levy Leaflet is produced by the Manor Royal BID Company each year to let BID levy paying companies know how funds generated by the BID are being invested to improve the area as a place to work and trade.  

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Manor Royal Brand Packaging Solutions Ltd Acquires Big Red Branding

22/03/2018 - Manor Royal Brand Packaging Solutions Ltd Acquires Big Red Branding

Manor Royal-based company Brand Packaging Solutions Ltd, who specialise in brand packaging and product procurement, have recently acquired Big RED Branding.co.uk. This partnership expands the local business’s product portfolio from composite gift sets and custom designed packaging to now include promotional merchandise, branded clothing and workwear.

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CGG reaches out to Local Community

02/03/2018 - CGG reaches out to Local Community

Following the relocation of 150 staff from annex buildings to its main Crompton Way site, CGG has donated more than 600 items of ‘good as new’ surplus furniture to local charities.  Working with STEMSussex, Crawley Voluntary Services and suggestions from employees, the company has helped 50 schools and many local charities.

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Businesses Vote Overwhelmingly for Manor Royal BID

02/03/2018 - Businesses Vote Overwhelmingly for Manor Royal BID

Businesses located in Manor Royal, Crawley have voted to extend the Manor Royal Business Improvement District (BID) for a further five years following a formal, independent ballot.  As a result, c£2.6m, generated from the Levy, will be invested to improve the business district over the next five years, along with any additional funds the BID team secures from third parties.

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02/03/2018 - Declaration of Result of Ballot

As the Ballot Holder for the ballot being held in respect of the Manor Royal Business Improvement District renewal proposals, Crawley Borough Council formally announced the Declaration of Result on 1st March 2018.

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01/03/2018 - Volunteers Sought for Crawter's Brook Spring Clean

Fancy getting outdoors this Spring to go wild and help spruce up Crawter's Brook?  Manor Royal companies can now benefit from a dedicated programme of free volunteering led by the Sussex Wildlife Trust.  NEW dates in March and April now available to book.

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Manor Royal BID Supports Crawley STEMfest

01/03/2018 - Manor Royal BID Supports Crawley STEMfest

People from across Manor Royal are invited to attend the official launch of Crawley STEMfest - an evening of science and comedy - on Thursday 26th April, from 17:00 at Elekta on Manor Royal.

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22/02/2018 - People Forum Packs The House!

It was a full house earlier this week for the latest Manor Royal BID People Forum!   A group of HR professionals and managers from companies located across the Business District came together to hear from Susie Pipe, Local Enterprise Partnership Policy Manager from the 'Fuller Working Lives and State Pension Division' of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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Manor Royal Achieves Significant Jobs and Business Growth Impact

07/02/2018 - Manor Royal Achieves Significant Jobs and Business Growth Impact

A new study reveals the growing importance of Manor Royal and its impact in terms of jobs, business and its contribution to the economy.

The Economic Impact Study, jointly commissioned by the Manor Royal BID and Crawley Borough Council, was conducted by leading economic and regeneration consultants, Lichfields, to assess how well the Business District is performing and what it needs to do to remain competitive.

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Manor Royal BID Ballot now Open

05/02/2018 - Manor Royal BID Ballot now Open

Businesses entitled to vote in the BID Renewal Ballot should now have their ballot papers and can vote. All businesses responsible for a property of £12,000 rateable value or more located in the proposed BID area are entitled to vote in the postal ballot and have until 5pm on 1st March to return their ballot paper.

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Businesses formally notified of BID Renewal Ballot

18/01/2018 - Businesses formally notified of BID Renewal Ballot

In line with the rules governing the creation and renewal of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), the Notice of Ballot has been sent to all businesses entitled to vote in the upcoming Manor Royal BID Renewal Ballot.  All BIDs have to follow strict rules for conducting a BID Ballot, a postal ballot that will decide whether the Manor Royal BID continues for another five years.

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Join us at the 2018 Manor Royal BID Showcase on 1 February

15/01/2018 - Join us at the 2018 Manor Royal BID Showcase on 1 February

Join us at the 2018 Manor Royal BID Showcase.  This important event takes place as the BID launches the ballot for its second term. Join us to find out more about the BID's activities and how you and your organisation can benefit from its partners' exclusive deals and offers just for companies located on Manor Royal Business District. Plenty of networking too!

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Manor Royal Business Improvement District (BID) Seeks New 5-Year Term

15/01/2018 - Manor Royal Business Improvement District (BID) Seeks New 5-Year Term

The Manor Royal BID in Crawley has published an ambitious Business Plan for a new five-year term and is urging businesses on Manor Royal to vote in its renewal Ballot on 1 February.

If businesses vote to renew the BID, this will generate a fund of circa £2.6m over a five-year period to be reinvested across the business district, along with any additional funds the BID team secures from other parties.

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02/01/2018 - Digital Advertising Signs - invite to tender

If renewed in February, the Manor Royal BID is committed to making the Digital Sign Project its first project of BID2. The BID Team is inviting companies interested in working on this project - either as a supplier of the hardware and software and/or as an advertising partner - to submit proposals.

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