A couple of weeks ago a few of the British bike firms that are left, were voicing their concerns that they might not be able to compete with state-subsidised rivals from China if Brexit results in an end to import tariffs.
Bicycles from China have an over 40% tariff place on them as the large state subsidies give firms in China an advantage that isn't exactly cricket.
A Brompton is a premium product and isn't cheap. When I bought mine I could afford it. If there was ever a day when I couldn't, would I buy something cheaper that is probably inferior? Having seen a Brompton copy a few years ago, I am not sure I would be happy to cycle across Hyde Park from South Kensington to Marble Arch let alone the sort of adventures I get up to. I think I would save up for a Brompton instead.
Having only recently bought my second Brompton in August, I have no plans for another at all but I do hope that Brompton can negotiate what will be a rather sticky wicket in the coming months and years!