BNI Kendal

Looking for a particular product or service?  Here's a list of local business professionals that we know, like and trust:

Alistair Fletcher - Arrow Energy

Arrow Energy was created to support our ongoing commitment to reducing energy consumption in the domestic, commercial and heritage sectors.  Our focus is to utilise our vast experience with the very latest technologies to support this commitment. With over 30 years experience working on projects across the country, we specialise in providing professional, independent advice and support in the delivery of energy solutions, on time and on budget.

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AJ Bookkeeping

Amanda Holliday - A J Bookkeeping

Specialising in professional bookkeeping services for sole traders and small partnerships.

Andrew Pye - NFU Mutual Insurance

NFU Mutual's Ulverston branch has a reputation for giving friendly, professional service to the local community and a product range for personal and commercial insurance. Andrew became an agent in December 2011. His experience over the years includes managing his own farm after gaining a Nuffield scholarship; which took him to farms as far away as New Zealand and Canada with a view to understanding different ways of running a business. This experience enabled him to offer his services as a business consultant. Andrews skills best suit him to networking and being out on the road meeting new clients and popping in to check on existing customers.

Bena Hall - The Broker Mortgage Adviser

Getting a mortgage can be a challenging and complicated process. That’s why you need regular access to expert guidance and support from people you know you can trust. Our aim is to provide you with professional knowledge of the market and excellence in customer service whilst being on hand to help every step of the way.

We're committed to helping you fully understand the broad range of options available to you so that you can work with us to make an informed decision about the product that is most suited to your individual requirements.

Charlotte Russell - Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand Solicitors

A full services private, corporate and commercial law firm with offices in Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale, Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand has what it takes to deliver the highest quality legal advice to private individuals, businesses and business owners throughout the North West and further afield. Our solicitors are drawn from a variety of backgrounds. We combine local knowledge with specialist legal expertise and industry understanding to rival city firms.

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Ewen alcorn - MacArthur Recruitment

MacArthur Recruitment is an engineering and construction recruitment and search agency based in Keswick. Building on UK and international recruitment experience since 1997, we are as happy in the board room as we are trudging across a muddy building site or fell-side. Our driving premise is that we want to meet people and interact face-to-face. We want you to be confident that you can entrust your recruitment requirements to us as we continually prove that our high standard of delivery meets what you need and expect.

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Frank Roe - Utility Warehouse

A single supplier for all your utilities. Here at Utility Warehouse, we're different from the rest. In fact, we're unique! We’re the only place you can get your Energy, Home Phone, Broadband and Mobile services, all bundled together. By combining services, we're able to keep costs low and make life easier for our members. You'll have just one monthly bill for all your utilities, making budgeting easier and putting you in control of your spending.

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Graham Bywater - Bywater & Tweedale Architects

We work closely with a national network of associate offices, pooling our extensive experience and resources across all sectors of architectural practice – residential, public sector, industrial, commercial, retail and leisure – to offer a service that we believe is second to none. We also collaborate with a team of trusted local suppliers to provide ancillary services such as landscape gardening and interior design.

Whether your project is domestic or commercial, involving sensitive renovation or state-of-the-art new build, Bywater Tweedale offers architectural design and associated services for all stages of the building process.

Izzy arrieta - Dean Taylor Bathrooms & Wetrooms

We specialise in bathrooms and wetrooms that can be made fully accessible. We are a family company offering a quality, friendly and professional service covering Kendal, Windermere and the South Lakes area.

We work with homeowners, holiday home owners, landlords, letting agencies, hotels and guest houses - and more!

We have many happy customers, whose satisfaction is always our priority.

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James Titterington - JT Construction

Often referred to as the 'Thinking' builder by our clients, we always provides considered and collaborative approach to each and every project. Whether new builds, renovations or the supply of quality materials, we adopt the same no nonsense, no compromise philosophy to everything we do.

We pride ourselves on being customer focused, working in partnership with honesty and transparency from the offset through to project completion.


Jill Woods - Small Planet Travel

Kevin & Jill have travelled the world and are passionate about travel, but not only that, they are passionate about customer service and securing their clients best choice and best value. You know that when booking with Small Planet Travel you will be booking with Jill or Kevin direct and that we will ensure that you have an amazing experience from start to finish.


John Sherlock - Sherlock Financial Management

John's expertise is in helping you to make sense of the financial market and your options. He works with his clients to manage their wealth more effectively, making their money work for them.

Whether it involves investments, cash, pensions or financial risk and protection, John can help you make sense of it all and advise you on how keep your wealth in the best of health.

Through a dedicated network of advisers, St. James's Place can offer face-to-face wealth management advice on a wide range of financial products and services, tailored to meet your own specific circumstances.

Julia Twist - Mawson Energy

Mawson Energy are a Renewable, Commercial and Domestic Plumbing & Heating company specialising in Gas, Oil  and Biomass boiler installations as well as underfloor heating, heat pumps, solar and all associated plumbing and pipework. We undertake large commercial projects right through to small domestic installations.

Working closely with suppliers, architects and consultancy firms, we ensure all projects are installed using the most efficient technologies for the project, and we use only the highest quality components. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and quality finish, whilst being sympathetic to a building’s uniqueness, surroundings and our client’s desires.

MARTIN BARKER - L. Barker Ltd Electrical Contractors

L. Barker Ltd is a family run firm of electricians, established in Kendal in 1948. We cover an area including Cumbria, The Lake District and North Lancashire, from Lancaster to Kendal and up to Carlisle.

L. Barker Ltd have an enviable reputation, are known as a friendly Kendal company with great customer service and competitive, reliable and realistic pricing.

Matt Burrows - Home Delivery Carpets

Home Delivery Carpets is a family run firm, who pride ourselves on our customer service and ensure that our fitting is of the highest standard giving that personal touch to your home.

We supply and fit a wide range of carpets and vinyls for both domestic and commercial customers. From quality wool, to man-made stain resistant carpets, vinyl flooring to roll ends, remnants, rugs and mats. We offer a free local measure, estimate and delivery service with professional and friendly fitting. Contact us to arrange a measure or estimate appointment to suit you.


Matthew Maddock - Matthew Maddock Photography

Commercial photography services based in the Lake District, but serving clients locally, nationally and Internationally.  Highly experienced and specialising in architectural photography, interiors and aerial work.  Providing high quality imagery for the promotion of your business or project.

Entire property shoots for hotels, B&B, holiday lets, or single room shots for interior designers, trades, etc. to show off your work to new clients.

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MIKE BOOTH - Hanley & Co Chartered Accountants

Based in Staveley, Hanley & Co is run by partners Mike Booth and John Gilbertson. As well as accountancy services, Hanley & Co also provides bookkeeping, payroll and advice on taxation.

Telephone: 01539 821 869

Neil Corrigan - Creative Lakes

Launched in 2014, Creative Lakes has built a solid reputation for marketing-led creative planning, design and campaign development and delivery for a growing base of diverse clients. From start-ups to established businesses, Creative Lakes has helped dozens of companies to improve the way they promote their products and services, generating greater awareness and interest amongst their target customers. Examples of our work and client feedback can be seen at

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Peter Winter - Town Planning Services

Your guide through the planning maze.

Phil Newton - Skills Shop

Skills Shop is a family-owned business run by Phil Newton and Lynne Myerscough-Newton.  Phil and Lynne have been involved in education for over 15 years and their passion has always been to inspire others.  Skills Shop was born out of Phil and Lynne’s own experience in attending conventional training courses and the underwhelming customer service offered by the providers.  They decided that there was a better way – the Skills Shop way. So confident in our approach to training, Skills Shop will provide you with a 100% money-back guarantee.  You can choose the date and location of your training sessions and also tailor the training to the specific needs of you and your staff prior to delivery.

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Richard Barker - The Chocolate Cottage

Our aim is to create culinary and visual chocolate delights worthy of our iconic Lake District surroundings.

Our offerings are centered around our luxury handmade chocolates, yet sneakily, we are known to dabble in a range of unique Lake District Gifts. Each individual chocolate is made from fantastic high quality Belgian chocolate, lakeland double cream and a range of ‘special’ ingredients from ‘Marc de Champagne’ to ‘Rich Cappuccino’ to ‘Baileys Irish Cream’ to ‘Hazelnut Praline’ to name but a few.

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Shaun Atkinson - Arnold Clark

With over 60 years of experience, Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independently owned, family-run car company.

As winner of the sought-after Automotive Management Retailer of the Year award three years running, we are well placed to offer customers not only buying peace of mind but also the best choice and biggest discounts on all new cars, nearly new cars and used cars.

Tom van Heeswijk - Coniston Corporate Embroidery

Suppliers of uniforms, workwear, schoolwear, sportswear, safetywear, corporate gifts & everything else you need with your logo or design embroidered / screen printed or heat transferred on. We supply to a customer base of 3000 + clients throughout the UK, these are large national companies with thousands of staff to small businesses who only need to order one garment at a time.