• First factory of Hanover, Lewes

Our History

Hanover Displays is a family owned, UK based company designing and manufacturing passenger information systems for the public transport industry since 1985. With subsidiary offices in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Australia plus a second production facility in the US and representatives all over the world, Hanover Displays has satisfied customers in over 75 countries worldwide. The security is afforded by more than 35 years’ industry experience, financial independence and a continuous product development program is further assurance of the company’s dependability.

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Hanover Displays Ltd is established by Gavin Williams

1985
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The first Flip Dot sign is developed

1986
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Hanover Sarl (France) is established

1987
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Received the Queen’s Award for Export and Technology

1993
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Destination Displays

Hanover became a sole supplier to Stagecoach UK and First Group UK

1997
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Hanover SL (Spain) and SRL (Italy) are both established

2000
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The UK move sites after major flooding in Lewes, moving to our current location

2000
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Achieved ISO:9001

2002
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Hanover Displays Pty Ltd (Australia) is established

2002
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The first LED display system and HANCIS on-board computer is launched

2002
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The first full colour destination displays are launched

2004
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Hanover US established with full operations

2005
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Achieved ISO:14001

2008
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Launch of HTC, our Hanover on-board computer system

2010
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Launch of DG3 Controller

2010
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Hanover GmbH is established

2013
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TFT, Internal Displays are launched

2014
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Group turnover exceeds €33m

2015
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Gavin Williams hands over the management of the company to his twin sons, Dave Williams, Managing Director (right) and Andy Williams, Sales Director (middle)

2017
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High Resolution Displays are launched

2018
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The first ITxPT system is implemented in Oslo, Norway

2019
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Group turnover exceeds €50m

2019