Up to 200 employees, their families, suppliers and customers of Shipham Valves attended the celebration and presentation of the Queen’s Award to Enterprise. The company had transformed its export markets and delivered a 275% improvement over the three year period. The Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire Mrs Rowan Blake-James. DL presented the award charter, in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Hull Cllr. Bryan Bradley. The event took place on the company’s manufacturing site and included a BBQ, an ice cream van, bouncy castles, live jazz and a life size bar football game with many willing participants.