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Major radar manufacturer Kelvin Hughes relocates to Brimsdown in Enfield
A global radar manufacturer has relocated its headquarters to Enfield.
Kelvin Hughes, which manufactures land and sea surveillance radar systems on site, opened its doors in Mollison Avenue, Brimsdown, on Monday.
Approximately 300 members of staff moved from Ilford, in Essex, where the company had been based since 1917.
Nick de Bois, MP for Enfield North, said: “Kelvin Hughes is one of Britain’s success stories, exporting equipment across the world as well as to the Royal Navy.
“Its relocation to Enfield Lock underlines what a great place we are to do business from. I am delighted the company chose to come here.”
The building was previously unused and has been adapted to allow the company to manufacture products including electronic chart displays, integrated bridge systems and low profile antennas.
Russell Gould, chief executive of Kelvin Hughes, said: “Our business has evolved greatly over the years and our current facility is no longer capable of supporting the manufacturing methods and efficiencies required for our state-of-the-art products and services.
“We are very pleased to have found a new home for Kelvin Hughes in Enfield.”