The Queen’s Award Presentation
Beccles, Suffolk - 28th March, 2023.
Employees at Bradman Lake celebrated receiving The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2022 at a ceremony at its Beccles headquarters last week.
In honour of Her late Majesty, Clare Fitzroy, Countess of Euston - Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, visited the Bradman Lake headquarters to present the formal Award Citation, personally signed by Her late Majesty and then Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
Receiving the accolade, Mr Bernard Langley, Director of Langley Holdings plc, Bradman Lake’s parent company and; Mr John Marlee, the company’s Managing Director.
The Award for International Trade is in recognition of the company's outstanding performance in global markets over the past three years.
Mr Marlee thanked those present at the ceremony saying:
“We are extremely proud to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, which recognises international growth and our innovative solutions in packing technology.”
“…the award is a tribute to the expertise and hard work of the entire Bradman Lake team.”
Also present at the ceremony: Mr Mark Pendlington, DL, Chair of the Lieutenancy Business & Enterprise Group; Mr David Harrison, Chief Operating Officer of the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) and; Mr Leszek Wysocki, International Trade Adviser for International Trade – Southern Region.
The event concluded with a tour of the Beccles factory.
About Bradman Lake
Established in 1948, Bradman Lake provides innovative packaging solutions to an international client base. The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of packing machinery and turnkey systems to the bakery & biscuit, chocolate & confectionery, dry foods, chilled and frozen foods, consumer, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. In 2022 the company was awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise. Bradman Lake’s manufacturing plants are located at Beccles and Bristol in the UK and Rock Hill, SC, in the United States. Bradman Lake is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined UK engineering and manufacturing group, Langley Holdings plc.