Business Support

Upper Eden Business Support

Upper Eden Business Support Programme has been set up to offer a range of services to businesses in the Upper Eden area.  These will include support for start-ups, business planning, marketing advice, business development, training and help with funding.

Business Adviser Kellie Bradburn-Sims, who is based at the Business Hub, will be offering one to one business advice and support to help local businesses thrive and grow.

A range of funded and part funded business training courses will be available, topics will include: Social Media, Customer Service, Basic Bookkeeping, Food Hygiene, First Aid and Manual Handling. Pop in to the Business Hub to find out more or contact Eden District Council on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01768 212147.

The Upper Eden Business Support Programme will also be delivering a series of local networking events which we hope to kick start in Autumn 2017.  These events will be an opportunity for businesses to come together, share knowledge and build new connections, whilst raising the profile of their own business.

Find out more
Contact Business Adviser Kellie Bradburn-Sims at the hub on 017683 89132 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The hub is open Thursdays and Fridays 9am -4.30pm.

Upper Eden Business Support Hub
Unit 15, Kirkby Stephen Business Park
St. Lukes Road
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria
CA17 4HT

Invest In Eden is an initiative by Eden District Council to support established businesses and new firms and attract businesses to relocate to the Eden area.  The Invest in Eden website provides information about key business sectors with case studies, business support and funding information, business news and upcoming events and a database of commercial sites and premises available in the area.  For further information visit www.investineden.co.uk.

Eden District Council - the Economic Development Team works with a range of agencies to support established businesses and new firms and welcomes those looking to relocate to the Eden area.  The Council also maintains a database of commercial sites and premises available in the area and offers a free advertising and referral service.  This interactive system allows you to search online for sites and premises.  For further information visit www.eden.gov.uk/business-and-the-economy.   

To access the government's online resource for businesses, providing new, easy-to-use tools to help you start up, improve or grow your business: www.gov.uk.