1996 - Rebecca Alfandary (Active Designs)
Rebecca Alfandary and her business Active Designs won one of the Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in 1996.
Active Designs is a family business based in Cumbria with a heritage in quality manufacturing. The company was founded back in 1994 and is proud that all of their products are manufactured right here in the UK.
Rebecca Alfandary, founder of Active Designs.
Since inception, Active Designs have gone from strength to strength and today their products can be seen in schools, nurseries, libraries and playrooms throughout the UK and overseas. Active Designs believe in making products that will last for years and the manufacturing processes they use have been carefully designed to ensure component parts for each item can be replaced and renewed without having to throw items away.
Active Designs have also won the 2009 CN Group award for Manufacturing and Engineering, a testament to their hard work and commitment in creating their quality products.
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