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Brompton gains two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The folding bike maker received its first Queen's Award for enterprise in 1995
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A statement on Brompton's website said: "It is with great pleasure that Brompton Bicycle Ltd is able to announce that Her Majesty the Queen has today graciously approved a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in both the Innovation and International Trade categories."

The award in the Innovation category was made in recognition of the continued improvements to the design and manufacture of the Brompton folding bike over many years.

The award in the International Trade category is Brompton’s second, having first received this award in 1995. The award this year recognises the consistent increases in export revenues over the past six years, creating over 60 jobs and accounting for two-thirds of production output.

Brompton MD Will Butler-Adams said:

"In 1995, as a fledgling company led by the inventor Andrew Ritchie, Brompton was honoured by the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement. That award gave the staff and distributors great pride and enthusiasm as it recognised the success of this London-made folding bike. That team, augmented by a further 90 staff, has worked hard over the intervening 15 years to turn that early triumph into a long-lasting British manufacturing success story."

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