Chorley MP and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, has paid a glowing tribute to Chamber Patron Member Team Leyland International at the recent ‘Chorley Connect’ event staged by the Chamber of Commerce.
The automotive parts company is celebrating 25 years in business this year and Sir Lindsay said: “We’re proud that Team Leyland call Chorley home – Mick and his team have showed what can be achieved when we work together. Chorley is a great place to do business. We have great connectivity to major cities across the North West and I, together with the local authority, am passionate about supporting enterprises that employ local people’.
President of the NWL Chamber of Commerce, Dawn Cheetham added: “Mick has been a proud supporter and advocate of the Chamber since the mid-1990’s – during that time, the Chamber has grown to become the largest business support organisation in Lancashire, I am delighted to be able to congratulate Mick and all at Team Leyland on their 25th anniversary’.
The event, held at Chorley’s Park Hall Hotel, provided a platform for local businesses to connect with each other, whilst celebrating Chamber Patron Member Team Leyland’s milestone.
Managing Director of Team Leyland, Mick Mayor concluded saying: “From the ashes of Leyland DAF five of us came together and brought Team Leyland in to being. It was a challenge, but with sheer tenacity and good guidance, we have reached this landmark anniversary.
Mick also paid testament to the support the organisation had received from Lindsay Hoyle MP and the NWL Chamber of Commerce.