Ulverston hosts a surprising array of small, medium and large businesses, ranging from specialist local food suppliers, through to world-leading high technology and pharmaceutical multi-nationals. There are many reasons why you should choose Ulverston for your business, including the professional support networks described below.
To find or promote an Ulverston business, we strongly recommend that you visit the Invest in South Lakeland website, operated by South Lakeland District Council. As well as a very useful Ulverston business directory, the website includes business events listings, property listings, a finance finder, and a business community newsletter.
Choose Cumbria aims to promote the area as a great place for employment and to grow your career with some of the largest international companies in the UK, with the lifestyle benefits to match. Cumbria is more than its fells and lakes. There is a lot going on in Cumbria both for employment and for entertainment, with the added benefit of living in arguably the most perfect place in England.
The Ulverston Business Improvement District (BID) is funded by a levy on business ratepayers, amounting to approximately £0.5 Million over 5 years. Since 2015, it has helped to provide LED lighting for the Hoad Monument, plants for the town centre, Christmas lights, a Marketing Officer, a discount car parking trial, and various other initiatives to improve the town and boost Ulverston businesses.