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Manor Royal shown within West Sussex
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Manor Royal is an industrial zone within the town of Crawley in West Sussex, England. Manor Royal is in the north of the town near to Gatwick airport. The area is devoted to light industry and offices and was designed for industry as part of the Crawley new town project. Manor Royal was officially named and opened by HRH Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) on the 25 January 1950.
It is bordered by Northgate and Three Bridges to the south, Langley Green to the west, Gatwick to the north and the London - Brighton railway to the east. The area falls largely within the local government ward of Northgate.
Major companies with offices and factories in Manor Royal include:
- Asea Brown Boveri
- Boeing Flight Services
- British Airways Holidays
- BOC Edwards
- Camelot Chilled Foods
- Doosan Power Systems
- Grant Thornton
- Invensys APV / Invensys Foxboro
- Link Simulation & Training
- National Federation of Builders
- Oxford Aviation Academy
- Suzuki GB
- TUI Travel
- Unilever Foods
- Varian Medical Systems
- Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Manor Royal is served by the Crawley Fastway 24-hour bus service, providing regular services to Gatwick Airport, Crawley and Three Bridges Stations, as well as many other local areas.
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