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Professional Services for Business

South Lakeland is well-known as a popular destination for small businesses, resulting in a strong history of professional, legal and financial services, with family firms and international practices supporting the business infrastructure in the district.

Milne Moser, Temple Heelis, Arnold Greenwood, Livingstons, Thomas Hayton Winkley are some of the well-known legal firms in South Lakeland, with just about every town or village boasting its own practice.

Temple Heelis, Kendal

The financial sector has a healthy legacy here, with independent financial advisers, investment managers and multinational institutions enjoying a presence. Along with familiar high-street banking names, Swedish bank Handelsbanken is a welcome addition to Kendal.

Did you know that the UK’s first ever website design agency, BF Internet, started in Milnthorpe? It is still going strong today. South Lakeland has grown to become an attractive hub for marketing and web design professionals. Kendal-based SCK Webworks is one of our newer arrivals,  designing websites for high-profile customers like the University of Leeds as well as catering for a growing number of local businesses. Marketing and branding specialists are also in rich supply. From designing your logo to building your website from scratch, our local experts are on hand to offer a personal, professional and proficient service.

Unique to South Lakeland, The Knack specialises in commercial interiors. It has created new looks for Per Una, English Lakes Hotels, Nissan and Lancaster University.

Whatever you need to make your business a success, you can find a company to support you here.

View our South Lakeland Business Directory to find more professional organisations in South Lakeland.