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Manor Royal’s ‘Know Your Neighbour’ 2019 kicks off

The must-attend yearly event for businesses based in Crawley’s Manor Royal is taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.



Crawley Mayor Carlos Castro opened the event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Is there is one event that cannot be missed within the business community it is the ‘Know your Neighbour’ yearly fair that takes place once again this year at the Crowne Plaza hotel.

Open to businesses that operate from within Manor Royal, the free event welcomes hundreds of companies for a day of networking.

Particularly popular with new businesses keen to develop new corporate relationships the event encompasses stands, speed networking and semiars throughout the day.

Each year the event becomes more and more popular and this year there is expected to be record numbers attending.

The winner of the best stand was L3 who won a wearable camera courtesy of Avensys.

L3 receiving their prize.

If your business is based in Manor Royal then you are invited to come down and attend. Just remember to bring your business cards.


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



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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