‘Significant plans’ after firm spends £4million on land


A Crawley-based business which employs more than 800 people has spent £4.2 million on a five acre plot of land.

Elekta Ltd, a manufacturer of treatment solutions for cancer and brain disorders, has purchased the Gateway site in Crawley.

This site is adjacent to Elekta’s UK head office on Fleming Way, and overlooks the roundabout at the junction of Fleming Way and London Road.

It was bought in a £4.2 million deal handled by property adviser Vail Williams from owner-manager and developer of industrial property company Segro.

Bill Yaeger, executive vice president Elekta Oncology, said: “We are delighted to be making this massive investment in the local economy,” says. We have specific and significant plans for further investment in the site which will effectively future proof Elekta’s commitment to Crawley and the South East for many years to come.”

Elekta said it would will reveal further plans for the site in the coming months.

Last year Elektareceived the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013 for International Trade. In March it won the the award for Supply Chain Excellence at the prestigious annual Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2014 in recognition of its engagement supporting local industry.

Elekta also won the Made in the South East awards and an Institute of Export award.