Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th March 2018 - J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands


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Architectural Design Limited

Architectural Design Limited is a well established practice based in Windermere reputed for high quality design, pioneering sustainable solutions and collaborative approach.

Through our wealth of knowledge and expertise combined with an innovative and considered approach to design, we are able to deliver unique, practical and effective design solution to any project – traditional or contemporary. 

We believe challenging sites, time and budget constraints motivate and inspire inventive design solution.We work closely with our clients to consolidate their design brief and offer a full range of Architectural Services from Feasibility Studies through to Project Completion for Clients in the Lake District, North West and beyond.

Our extensive portfolio includes residential, commercial, educational and several private individuals – many of which are repeat business commissions.


Limrok Hotel Supplies LTD


Hotel Guest Toiletries & Amenities



MyUK.Travel Ltd


We provide innovative web based services to the accommodation sector that are easy to use, flexible and affordable.

Our flagship reservation service is web based and includes a comprehensive property management system, channel manager and zero commission online booking service that can easily be integrated with your own website.

We have been servicing the UK accommodation sector for 8 years now and are one of the UK's fastest growing companies in our market.

Our team is based in Weston-Super-Mare, and we also have offices in Wanaka, New Zealand.



Express Plumbing Supplies


Your local Plumbing and Heating Merchant with Bathroom Showrooms across Cumbria


37 Hawkshead Relish Company



The Hawkshead Relish Company is an artisan producer of award winning preserves based in the historic village of Hawkshead in the heart of the English Lake District.

The range of over 120 relishes, pickles and preserves are handmade in small batches using traditional open pans and locally sourced ingredients, without any artificial flavourings, colourings or preservatives, all are free from nuts and gluten and suitable for vegetarians.

Holding 50 Great Taste Awards, the Hawkshead Relish Company has become known for quality and excellence.

Production takes place just south of Hawkshead in a beautifully restored 16th century barn on the edge of Esthwaite Water, whilst the original premises is now home to the shop and a showcase for the range in the centre of Hawkshead village.


8 LCR Systems Limited


LCR systems is the main supplier of E.P.O.S. and cash register equipment throughout Cumbria, Lancashire and north yorkshire.

Our Jupiter software has been designed to be future proof in your buisiness and is equiped for the new mobile technology world of electronic table ordering, card payment terminals and cloud services. Jupiter e.p.o.s. also interfaces with most of the leading brands of hotel PMS systems.

Our in house trained technicians are on support for you 7 days a week. for further information please see becky or mark on the stand.

46 Freetobook


Freetobook is an online booking engine for B&Bs, hotels, guest houses, cottages and hostels.

14 Kendal Paints Paint and wallpaper supplier to the Trade
71 DJM Designs Ltd

We are a supplier of curtains, soft furnishings and furniture to the healthcare and hospitality sector 

69 Armstrong Watson Accountants, Business & Financial Advisers
27 Hotfoot Design Hotfoot Design is a vibrant creative agency, founded in Lancashire over ten years ago, with clients dotted around the UK. We are branding, digital, and marketing specialists and work extensively in hospitality, leisure, food and drink. We approach every project with enthusiasm, a keen intelligence, and the desire to move the needle, so our clients get incredible results. “I founded Hotfoot in 2006 because I believe the best work happens when there's mutual trust, sincere collaboration, and a deep understanding of each and every client. It’s often the first and final 10% of a project that make the difference, and with our energy and positive attitude, that’s where we excel.” - Charlie Haywood, Creative Director & Founder
41 Max Recycle Waste Management Max Recycle offer excellent value, complete waste management solutions, with ambitions towards recycling and landfill minimisation. The core competencies at which we excel are Reliability and compliance - our customer can rely upon us to deliver agreed services and be assured of their continuing compliance. Give us a call.
42 Cumbrian Newspapers

CN Group is an independent multi-media company with its local communities at its heart, keeping our audiences informed, entertained and connected. We offer powerful advertising solutions to both regional and national businesses. Our media brands are household and business favourites in print (newspaper & magazines), online, mobile, tablet, on air and through delivery of professional events.

Cumbria Life is the county’s favourite lifestyle magazine, distributed monthly throughout the county and beyond. Cumbria Life celebrates the very best of the county.

Taste Cumbria is a dedicated food magazine showcasing the county’s world-class restaurants, chefs and producers. Speak to us about our fantastic business subscription rates on all of our products. Visit us at Lakes Hospitality Trade show or call our Subscriptions Hotline on 0808 144 8 144.

59  Logs Direct From humble beginnings in Lancaster over 15 years ago, Logs Direct have grown to become one of the UK's largest winter fuel provider and specialist in superior wood, charcoal, kindling and firelighters supplied to the wood-fired oven and restaurant trade.
79 Scientific Arts Limited Professional commercial business photography & video for TV, web & interactive video. Also Trained & Trusted by Google we generate top quality 360 VR content. SEO 360 content on Google and Facebook. Custom built 360 VR tours, not pre-packaged off the shelf. B2B specialist studio work particularly food, fashion & jewellery. We also work on retail, hospitality & leisure sites with the minimum of fuss. Graphics, illustration, designs for advertising & marketing, logos & branding. A long track record in consultancy, working with hundreds of major tech companies to contract on programmes running from £2000 to £500,000.
62\63\64 Kitchequip Kitchequip are commercial catering equipment & tableware distributors for over 20 years, supplying (& installing) everything from a full kitchen, to the last teaspoon and everything in between. Our large warehouse stock & fleet of vans secures prompt deliveries of everyday items large and small. Plus bespoke counter design and installation by our own team, ask to see our portfolio! Or call us for ideas.
53\54 Thomas Graham We are your local Jangro member and have a great range of cleaning products and equipment. We will be showcasing an exciting range of problem solving products which have provided excellent results for our customers.
75 As the UK's number one cottage holiday website, can do more than anyone else to help owners like you attract more bookings for your holiday property. Not only does our multimillion-pound marketing budget give us a wider reach than other letting agents, but we also offer a flexible service that's tailored to your individual needs.
26 Vertella A local Supplier of janitorial, Paper hygiene, disposables, crockery, cutlery and glassware.

Althams Butchers 

Established in 1856 by a local farmer, Thomas Altham. Althams has grown to become one of the oldest and largest independent family owned butchers in the country. As a Company, whose origins were farm based; and indeed today the fourth and fifth generation of the family are still involved on a daily basis in farming and butchery.

77 The Route Interior Design

The Route Interior Design is an award winning commercial interior design company based in Cumbria. 2017 saw the company win two awards for different projects with the UK Property Awards. They were recognised for Best Office Interior, North West and Best Leisure Interior, North West. With an extensive portfolio of commercial clients, ranging from restaurants to hotels, offices to bars, show homes to retail spaces, their interiors work for business, its brand and its people.


Cumbria Payroll Services Ltd 

Cumbria Payroll provides fully inclusive payroll services at affordable prices. Providing either bespoke services or a complete package including BACS payment services. We keep fully up to date with the constantly changing legislation so that customers can concentrate on growing their business. Including full Auto Enrolment services meaning our business is looking after your business.


Kaths Curtains 

Kaths Curtains have been suppliers of soft furnishings to the hotel and leisure industry for over 20 years. A wide choice of fire retardant fabrics are available for the making of made to measure curtains, blinds and cushions etc. All soft furnishings are made in our own premises to your exact requirements. Free measuring, consultation and fitting service is available for all fabrics supplied by us.


Cumbrian Hospitality Services & A J Lakes Consultancy 

AJ Lakes is a Consultancy and Training business, specialising in Hospitality and Tourism, helping businesses grow.

Is your business performing at its best?  Short or long-term assistance will help you succeed.  Alison Magee-Barker’s expertise will help grow your business.  Fresh and clear approach of all aspects of hospitality operations and standards, sales and marketing, social media techniques and ideas, guest service, increase occupancy, revenue and profit, cost control, team development & training.  Additional operational support of Guestline systems ensuring you are getting the best for your business. Call Alison on 07947741528.

Welcome to Cumbrian Hospitality Services. A new business based in The South Lakes. Offering relief management so hospitality owners can enjoy some much deserved down time, safe in the knowledge that your business is still operating to the same high standards. Having run our own award winning bed & breakfast for 17 years in Grasmere, We know what an enjoyable but extremely hard job it can be, especially if you have little or no external help. We share the same passion for this highly personalised industry & will run your business with the upmost care & attention – as if it were our own.


Out of Eden 

A Family Business

Out of Eden, based in rural Cumbria where traditional values still count, was founded by Ian and Janet Hartley in 1993 after careers in hotels and catering. They take personal pride in ensuring that the principles on which the business was founded are upheld, supported by a hard working team led by Mike Gannon as Managing Director.

You Come First

We will never be one of those faceless companies you tell us about, where you have to press buttons just to speak to someone!

You are safe in the hands of a friendly and caring team that is delighted to help you, and should you ever have a problem or wish to ask our advice, we are just a phone call away.



Business banking services
56 GVA

As the UK's leading and most diverse real estate advisory-led business, we offer our clients a service that spans the entire property lifecycle from strategy and planning, through to delivery and management.

Our approach is different to other property companies. Our emphasis lies in offering the right advice and then supporting it with a range of services capable of supporting a project from 'inception to delivery'. This approach, coupled with our perspective to look beyond real estate, enables us to build long-term relationships with our clients.

38 The Soap Co The Soap Co. was formed in Keswick, in the Lake District, to create opportunities for local disabled and disadvantaged people, who make up more than 70% of our employees. Working at The Soap Co boosts confidence, skills and independence, enabling people to progress their career with us or take steps into mainstream employment. Jason and his team create high quality products in the workshop above our Keswick shop. We are passionate about the Lake District and use it to inspire our luxury fragrances and ingredients. We also take care every step of the way to look after our environment and ensure there’s no animal testing. Ever.
01 Feather & Springs We are a local, family run business manufacturing luxury hand-made beds from our workshop near Lancaster. We work closely with various B+B's and hotels throughout the Lakes and have the unique ability to design a bed exactly to your specifications. We manufacture everything we sell ourselves so are able to provide the highest quality at competitive prices.

Change Beverages Ltd

Change Beverages was founded in 2012 because life is too short for crappy coffee and tasteless tea. More than just humble suppliers, we bring knowledge, experience and passion to the table which is why we are known as ‘Brew Boffins’. We are an approved distributor of Lavazza coffeeand other high-end beverage brands.

We offer custom hot beverage solutions to hotels, restaurants, bars, pubs, cafés, garden centres, caterers, offices and more. Each company we partner with has its own requirements but if you have been searching for high quality products, the latest innovations in tea and coffee technology and unrivalled customer service tailored towards you and your business, then you have come to the right place. One Change can make all the difference.

05 W McClure Ltd W McClure Ltd is a 3rd generation family business offering a wide range of Ambient, Frozen, Grocery and Non Foods to the Catering trade. We offer 6 days a week service to most areas within a 70 mile radius of Windermere, we also have a Cash & Carry open daily in Windermere. We offer competitive customer specific packages using own label, national and regional speciality brands.
74 Cumberland Businsess Cumberland Business specialise in mortgages for the purchase or remortgaging of properties used for hospitality purposes throughout the UK mainland. This includes lending to Hotels, Guest Houses, B&B's and Holiday Lets. In addition The Cumberland offer a Business Banking Service for hospitality businesses. We have a wealth of experience in our lending manager team who are available on our stand to discuss your requirements.
39 Kashing Kashing: Big payments and security for any business Already thousands of independent business owners have turned to Kashing to power their payments and enable growth strategy. Thanks to our all-inclusive, value-led membership, no business will be left behind. Our payment services are streamlined to offer your customers the best payment choices – whether they’d prefer to pay via card or online. For just £10 a month for 12-months, you will get a free secure Chip and Pin reader, unlimited transactions at just 1.7% each, and powerful backend tools – all with Level 1 PCI DSS rating! Because big payments aren’t just for big businesses, call us on 0800 014 2950, or go to
39a Cumbria Tourism Cumbria Tourism is the official Destination Management Organisation for the Lake District, Cumbria. We provide leadership for tourism in the county and offer a range of support for tourism businesses, from marketing to specialist advice, cost-saving benefits, PR and research. Come along and visit us today.

Our new website is under development and will be launching soon.

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  • Crooklands
  • Cumbria
  • LA7 7NU

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