£10million investment for Kendal company

A kitchenware company based in Kendal has announced a £10 million investment to expand its Distribution Centre.

'We have an incredibly loyal workforce in Cumbria'

The Managing Director of Lakeland has announced major investment plans for the Lake District based company.

Around 600 jobs could be created as part of the £10 million growth plans, including an expansion of the distribution centre in Kendal.

"We have an incredibly loyal and industrious workforce here in Cumbria, therefore it is right for us to expand here. The company was founded in the Lake District and that is where our heart is.

"The infrastructure is already in place and it makes perfect sense for us to take this exciting step and to expand in this way."

– Sam Raynar, Managing Director, Lakeland

Lakeland unveils £10million expansion

Lakeland flagship store, Windermere Credit: Lakeland

A kitchenware company based in Kendal has announced a £10 million investment to expand its distribution centre.

The Cumbrian firm 'Lakeland', say that the planned expansion, along with the opening of new stores, could create around 600 jobs.

The company already has 60 high street stores and the expansion comes as part of their planned growth in the UK.

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