Local Authorities and Business

Allerdale Borough Council

Allerdale offers great transport links for local businesses.

There’s little which isn’t made in Allerdale – from international rally cars to the new £5 note, and crisp packets to World Cup football pitches.

It boasts locations with great transport links that are ripe for development – big brownfield sites, urban and rural business parks, and excellent conference facilities such as the Energus Events and Conference.

Allerdale is a hub of international expertise – energy, innovation, technology, engineering and science.

Allerdale success stories

Success stories from Allerdale

  • Is business blooming for Suzi in Maryport? Read her story here
  • Selling to the British Museum and Blackpool Zoo from Dubwath – full story here
  • Sisters are doing it for themselves – find out how here
  • How an apprentice helped to grow my business in Cockermouth – click here
  • Making the most of brilliant design at Braithwaite – click here
  • Discover why Cumbria’s Planet Knox said ‘no’ to outsourcing here
  • Women thriving in a man’s world in Workington – read more here

Podcast: Allerdale Means Business

Allerdale success stories

Essential web links

Business Allerdale

Allerdale Borough Council’s dedicated business website can be found here.
The website serves as a tailored, one-stop-shop for information on council-led, local and national business support as well as business-related services.

It will feature local jobs and apprenticeship opportunities, regeneration plans, property, events & training, business groups and the latest news on Brexit and COVID 19. The website also includes toolkits and presentations produced by the council, central government and other organisations to help and support local businesses.

MarketsLicensing and street trading

Allerdale Borough Council issue a wide range of licenses.

A full list of the licenses we issue can be found here along with information about street trading.

Business continuity

In the event of a disaster, it is vital to ensure your business can continue without stoppage – irrespective of the adverse circumstances or event.

Information on this page will help you to consider how to identify and manage the risks to your business.

Health and safetyHealth and safety

Information on this page covers all aspects of health and safety, including B&B establishments, grounds maintenance and more.

Business rates

Details of business rates and which properties it applies to here.

Economic growth projects

Economic Growth is a priority for Allerdale Borough Council and many projects are currently underway.

This page contains advice and information on a number of related topics, including Britain’s Energy Coast and the Port of Workington.

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