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Crawley business wins their largest ever order for ventilators as demand over COVID-19 continues

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A business who has headquarters in Manor Royal, Crawley has won their largest ever single order for the immediate supply of ventilators.

Inspiration Healthcare Group plc, which is a global medical company says it has received and order from the NHS for ventilators that totals £1.25 million.

They say that this is a direct response to the preparations being made by the Dept of Health and Social Care to deal with the COVID-19 situation in the UK.

Inspiration Healthcare say the order will be satisfied in the coming weeks and is for ventilators which are typically for use on adults in transport.

Neil Campbell, Inspiration Healthcare’s CEO commented:

“We are very pleased to have received this large order which is by far the largest single order we have ever had. Equally, we are pleased to have been able to be engaged with the DHSC regarding the UK’s preparedness planning against Covid-19.

However, we are only too aware of the fast changing nature of governmental controls being put in place around the world in response to the spread of the virus and whilst we are working with our US supplier to achieve delivery as soon as possible we recognise that this may be subject to a number of factors which are outside of our control. Given this, and that we are at an early stage in the financial year, we remain cautious of how these factors may affect the markets in which we operate.”

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Furniture Village opens its doors in Crawley’s County Oak Retail Park

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Crawley welcomes Furniture Village who will open a brand-new store in County Oak retail park this Boxing Day.

The new location offers a Carpetright concession, providing a one-stop-shop for customers looking to update their homes.

Visitors to the new Furniture Village store will be invited to create their ‘home in one’, by exploring collections for every room of the house, from sofas to beds to dining.

Charlie Harrison, Commercial Director at Furniture Village, comments:

“With much of the UK under lockdown, I’m delighted we’ve been able to open our new store in Crawley. County Oak is a fantastic shopping destination and the ideal choice for Furniture Village.

“It’s been a challenging year for everyone, but I am incredibly proud of the Furniture Village team which continues to offer industry-leading quality, choice and service. As well as Family Retailer of the Year, we’ve also been awarded National Bed Retailer of the Year so I’m particularly looking forward to welcoming customers to our new bed department.”

The store will see a team of 11 expert sales consultants offering valuable insights and advice to customers, all made possible thanks to enhanced Covid-19 safety measures.

These include temperature checks, PPE for all staff and hand sanitisation stations, along with an appointment booking system which can be accessed via the website.

Charlie Harrison, Commercial Director at Furniture Village, adds:

“Customer safety is still, and will continue to be, a priority for us. The feedback from all of our existing stores continues to be overwhelmingly positive, with the appointment booking system providing reassurance and exceptional service for customers.”

The store will open at 9am on Saturday 26th December 2020. Opening offers include Sale discounts of up to 50% plus an additional £50 off every £500 spent.

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