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Business in the Lake District

in South Lakeland, Cumbria

South Lakeland is a place where business can thrive; the area’s tradition of manufacturing, engineering and locally inspired food and drink continues to see its famous goods and products exported and used all around the world.

Here, you can find a truly diverse landscape, where agriculture and rural enterprises neighbour a prospering tourism and hospitality industry. We’re sure you’ll enjoy learning more about our hi-tech and creative businesses too, who are always at the forefront of innovation.

There is a great diversity of companies, with well-known household names sitting alongside small and medium sized businesses, each providing their own unique contribution to the economy. But please don’t just take our word for it, have a look for yourself!

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“We continue to manufacture technically advanced products in South Lakeland, our home since 1845. Ultimately, it is our people, at every level, who make the difference.”
Phil Wild
CEO, James Cropper

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