On 24th July, Woodford Engineering Consultancy had the great honour of welcoming the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Paul Griffiths DL to our head office in Cheadle Hulme. The Vice Lord-Lieutenant made the formal presentation of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the form of a commemorative crystal bowl and a Grant of Appointment scroll signed by Her Majesty the Queen and the Prime Minister. During his visit, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant had the opportunity to meet many of our engineers and learn a little about what WEC does in aircraft systems development.

L-R: David Bradshaw – Commercial Director, Richard Smith – Managing Director, Paul Griffiths DL – Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

Woodford Engineering Consultancy is one of only 201 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Britain’s most coveted commercial prize. The award is in the category of International Trade, for which 129 awards were made nationally. The award reflects not only WEC’s significant and growing export revenue but also a recognition of the value of what WEC does, in playing a part in the maintenance and development of the UK’s High-Value Design capability.

More information on this year’s Queen’s Awards click here.


About Woodford Engineering Consultancy:

Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Ltd. (WEC) is a UK privately owned SME providing aircraft systems design, development, safety and certification services to the aerospace industry. WEC has offices in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester and Filton, Bristol. WEC is accredited to ISO9001 and AS9100 quality standards.


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