In the last 3 years Brompton bicycle has also rolled out 8 branded Brompton Junction stores in major international cities including London, Amsterdam, Milan,Bangkok,Beijing, Shanghai, Kobe and Hamburg. With plans for more to follow over the coming year.
This is the fourth accolade for the company having previously received The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in both Innovation and International Trade in 2010 and originally The Queen’s Award for Export Achievement in 1995.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organisations who excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development. They are the highest official UK awards for British businesses.
The scheme was established as The Queen's Award to Industry by a royal warrant of 30th November 1965, and individual categories have been known in the past as The Queen's Awards for Export, Export Achievement, Technology, Technological Achievement and Environmental Achievement.
Awards are made on the advice of the Prime Minister after examination of applications by an Advisory Committee composed of leading individuals from industry, commerce, trade unions and government.