In this age of doom and gloom regarding the local and global economy it is nice to be able to report on a local Stratford company who are bucking the trend.
Pashley Cycles was founded in 1926 and is based in Stratford upon Avon. The company is one of only three cycle manufacturers left in Britain and is building a reputation of a supplier of first class products.
Such is Pashley's success that last year they sold 10,000 bikes and are now exporting to fifty countries.
The company has more than doubled its production workforce in the last five years and looks set to continue its success.
Some of the more well known customers of Pashleys are Ewan McGregor, Lily Cole and Helena Bonham Carter. However the bikes are also supplied to several high profile corporate customers including The Royal Mail and Pret A Manger.
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