Skipton Chamber Members Directory

Armstrong Watson


Here at Armstrong Watson, we believe that a close working relationship with our clients is essential. 

As a leading independent accountancy firm, our size means that we are able to deliver the full range of services you’d normally expect from the Big Four, but with the personal delivery of a local firm. 

We have offices in Skipton and Bradford and have been helping clients for over 145 years. 

From tax to accountancy to financial advice and payroll, we’re with you through it all.

Aspire Magazine


Aspire Magazine is completely independently owned and run, and is a local publication aimed at families, which is delivered straight through the letterbox of 27,000 affluent homes in Craven, Airedale, Wharfedale and The Dales every month, by guaranteed distribution through Royal Mail.

Aspire is a free, glossy lifestyle magazine bursting with local news & events, and exciting, fun editorial features that the discerning reader will find of lasting interest; including fashion, health & beauty, travel, dining out, motoring and home improvement.

There are loads of advertising and editorial offers, for all businesses in the Craven Area, so please call for more information. Prices from just £100+vat, cost effective local advertising that really works!

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Limited


AWB Charlesworth Solicitors aim to make life easier for you by providing expert legal advice for your business and personal life.

Combining the skills and expertise of our dedicated team of lawyers, we are committed to working together to advise and assist you in a comprehensive range of legal services.

As a local firm with offices in Skipton and throughout the Aire Valley, we pride ourselves on our strong community links and ability to combine expert legal advice with a friendly approachable style; delivering efficient, client focused legal support made simple for individuals and businesses alike. 

Barclays Bank PLC


Barclays has more than 325 years of history from our beginnings in Lombard Street.

Long established and supportive of local community - we work closely with our business and personal clients.

We are happy to be supportive members of Skipton Chamber of Trade.

Bizzie Lizzie's Fish & Chip Restaurants and Takeaways

Restaurants & Takeaways

Family-run Bizzie Lizzie’s of Swadford Street is the flagship of the Group and represents one of Skipton’s true business success stories.

Established in 1986, the shop has been extended and improved over the years, winning a host of industry-related accolades along the way. Bizzie Lizzie’s, Swadford Street was voted UK Fish & Chip Shop of the Year and became the first Fish and Chip shop in North Yorkshire to gain the prestigious Investors in People, awarded for across-the-board standards of excellence.

As well as there award winning Fish and Chips Bizzie Lizzie's, High Street Car Park provides a tasty Breakfast and scrumptious Cream Teas.


Broughton Hall Business Park

Business Park & Estate

A historic country estate with 21st century thinking in business, entertainment and living. LIVE, WORK, PLAY

C & H Brown

Retail - Fashion & Accessories

Established in 1974 C & H Brown in Skipton has an extensive range of high class men's and women's fashion wear, footwear and accessories. Set over two floors, our shop has an enviable reputation locally for our personalised service and regularly updated range of quality fashion wear and accessories; which is varied to suit a broad range of tastes, and caters for both residents and visitors alike. As the 'Gateway' to the Yorkshire Dales, the historic town of Skipton is a very popular tourist destination, which also makes C & H Brown a fantastic place to find gifts and souvenirs.


Computer Support and IT Services

Laptop and Computer Repair Services
Providing local, friendly IT support to the Yorkshire Dales, Craven and Pendle
Cloud1Computing offers a wide variety of computer services, including laptop and computer repairs and services at competitive prices. We do not charge a call out fee and there is no cost if we cannot fix or identify the issue. See what our customers say about our computer and repair services on Yell.

We provide IT support, computer repair services and tuition to home and business in Pendle, Rishton, Blackburn, Harwood, Accrington, Oswaldtwistle, Altham, Padium, Read, Whalley, Ramsgreave, Brockhall, Barrow, Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Barnoldswick, Gisburn, Skipton, Keighley, Grassington, Settle, Ilkley.

Our business is run by committed service orientated professionals, who together have in excess of 50 years experience in computing, telecommunications and engineering. At Cloud1Computing our objective is to provide a great experience to all our customers.

Cloud1computing technicians provide a mobile repair and advice service for all computers and laptops. We will come to your home or business at a time to suit you and sort out whatever computer problems you have. We won’t charge a call out fee, just a simple, competitive and value for money pricing structure. If our technician is not able to provide a solution, you will not be charged.

Laptops Computers, printers, & other devices
Broadband, WiFi
Repairs & service
Website design
Free advice
Custom build computers

Coffee Care (Northern Counties) Ltd

Cafe & Retail coffee supplier

Based at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Coffee Care is ideally placed to serve its customers in North and West Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. 

It operates from Millfields Hall, an old mill school built in 1853, which is a fabulous old building, if a little chilly in winter! 

With the offices, warehouse and training centre at one end of the building, The Coffee House is set at the other, supplying coffees and teas direct to the general public and showcasing what Coffee Care has to offer to its own customers.

Comprendo Ltd

Consultancy - IT

Comprendo Ltd was formed in 2008 by a group of Computer professionals, to meet a gap in the support market for Small and Medium sized businesses. Our philosophy is that communication and control is of prime importance, so every step of the way we’ll keep you informed and in control of your IT. 
We pride ourselves in being flexible, thus custom-creating services that work for our clients, and not solutions that suit our needs. We aim to offer solutions that work for you, allowing you to focus on running your business. Support is given by fully trained professionals, who will quickly drill down to solve any problems that arise. The Senior Management of Comprendo Ltd have decades of experience in the IT and recruitment industries. As IT professionals and Business Managers, we are confident that we understand the requirements and needs of SME´s. 
We offer a range of services including IT Consultancy, IT Managed Services, Hardware & Software Diagnostics, Upgrades, Maintenance, Certified Hardware Cleaning, Backup & System monitoring, VOIP Installations, Virus Cleaning, Network & Internet Security Support.

Cornerstone Christian Books and Crafts

Retail - Books and Crafts

Cornerstone stocks a wide range of Christian Books including: Bibles, Commentaries, Theology, Resources for Small Groups, Liturgy, Prayer Books, Biographies and Fiction. Dated bible reading notes, Children’s & Youth Materials, Lectionary based & other seasonal church resources (including candles, communion wafers and non-alcoholic wine) are also available. We sell a selection of C.D.’s and D.V.D.’s plus a range of gifts and cards suitable for Baptisms, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

Craven Bakery


The Craven Bakery is a growing business situated in the small market town of Skipton.

The Bakery consists of a bakehouse and three town centre shops. The shops attract large amounts of visitors from in and around the local area as well as providing for the vast numbers of tourists that visit Skipton in the seasonal months.

Due to the touristic nature of the town the bakery and shops tend to become extremely busy during in peak periods. The Craven Bakery is highly regarded in the local community for supplying quality freshly prepared products, fresh baked bread and quality confectionary on a daily basis to both wholesale and retail customers travelling as far as The Lake District.

We also provide an outside catering for local events, businesses and private functions. We have a productive and friendly team staffing the Bakehouse and town centre shops who are all highly committed to maintaining the success of The Craven Bakery.

Craven Cattle Marts Ltd

Cattle Mart

CCM Auctions is the trading name of Craven Cattle Marts Ltd based in Skipton in North Yorkshire. Craven Cattle Marts Ltd has a long trading history dating back 130 years to the days when the Skipton Auction Mart Company formalised the marketing of livestock in Craven.

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Steam Railway

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, England, (formed in 1968 and re-opened in 1981). The preserved railway was part of the former Midland Railway route from Skipton to Ilkley (which was closed down by British Railways in 1965 over 15 years before). The E&BASR currently runs for a total distance of 4 miles (6 km) from Embsay via Draughton Sidings, Holywell and Stoneacre Loop to Bolton Abbey station. The railway has a long-term objective to extend the line in both directions south to the West Yorkshire village of Addingham and north towards the North Yorkshire market town of Skipton (where the E&BSR could one day interchange with services on the Airedale Line).

Fortem People Ltd



If you’re wanting a fresh recruitment partner, you have definitely come to the right place.

For a start, we don’t work in the city, we work in open countryside, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying what we do for our client partners.

We work very hard for our customers and we love to enjoy life.

See our website for more information.

H & M Ltd



Insurance Providers

Don’t just protect your business, future proof it

The success of a business is usually a result of hard work, personal sacrifice, and commitment. And with employees, suppliers and customers all dependent on its success, it makes sense to do all you can to protect it.

Jelf provide advice on a full range of insurance products, and according to your particular risk requirements, will create a package incorporating the appropriate covers for you.

Jelf’s aim is simple - to help you feel confident that your business has the processes in place to minimise risk. To create a business where your employees know that you care about them and their working environment and a business that can bounce back with the least amount of disruption if something goes wrong.

Visit for more information.

John Mason Printers


John Mason Printers produce high-quality, high-speed Digital and Litho printing.

Although they have many clients in the local area of Skipton, Craven and the Yorkshire Dales, they also reach further afield to mainland Europe, China and Ireland.

A family company established over 60 years ago, John Mason Printers combine three generations of traditional printing experience with 21st-century technology.

John Mason Printers are reliable, versatile, flexible and devoted to customer satisfaction. Their client base ranges from individuals and small companies to household-name multinationals.

Whether you need a letter heading or a multi-colour promotional brochure contact them now for professional results.

Manifest Marketing

PR & Marketing

Based in the Yorkshire Dales, Manifest Marketing offers you professional marketing skills and consultancy, specialising in PR at an affordable rate.

Moule Media

Marketing & PR

Moule Media is a PR agency based in Skipton, North Yorkshire, run by journalist and former newspaper business editor Robin Moule. Established in 1997.

North Blinds


We at North Blinds aim to create modern and stylish interiors with our made to measure window blinds.

We are proud of our excellent customer service and honest advice which helps our customers to make the best choice for their homes and offices.

We offer free measuring, quotation and installation service as well as great prices and 2 year warranty.

Reid Moffat & Co Ltd


Rendezvous Hotel

Family run Hotel

This family run hotel on the outskirts of the delightful market town of Skipton - gateway to the Dales, offers the best in Yorkshire hospitality - with staff who really do care! Guests return time and again, whether it's for business or leisure, because we offer warmth and a genuine professional hospitality.

Dine in our canalside Baby Swan restaurant where a stream of activity keeps you entertained. We are proud of our restaurants, offering straightforward, honest to goodness food, cooked by a dedicated team supporting local suppliers. We've a fantastic gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and 1 mile walk on the towpath of the beautiful Leeds-Liverpool canal into the delightful Dales market town of Skipton. 

Rockwood House

Set within the peaceful Yorkshire village of Embsay, Rockwood House has beautiful views of the moors and surrounding countryside. It offers hearty, cooked breakfasts and light, airy rooms.

Each room at Rockwood features an en suite shower room or full bathroom, free Wi-Fi access, and tea/coffee-making facilities. There is also a TV and a hairdryer for guests.

Fresh, full English breakfasts are cooked to order each day, while guests can also enjoy continental and vegetarian options.

Rockwood House is situated on the edge of the idyllic Yorkshire Dales, with numerous scenic walking trails leading from the village. The town of Skipton, with its independent shops and famous market, is just a 5-minute drive away.

Roger Newhouse Motors

Car Sales

Passionate about Volvo

Since 1940 Volvo design has been inspired by the breathtaking landscapes of Sweden and classic Scandinavian design. Rightly famous for building some of the safest cars in the world, even if you don’t drive one you’re probably benefitting from some Volvo safety innovation in your make of car.

In 2008 Roger Newhouse celebrated thirty years association with the Volvo marque. Situated at the foot of the Yorkshire Dales (not without their own scenic splendour) Roger Newhouse live, breathe and dream all things Volvo. We’re passionate about Volvo and, in all we do, strive to mirror the exacting standards set by this marque of quality.

Shepherd Partnership Ltd

Chartered Accountants in Skipton | Settle | Yorkshire

Shepherd Partnership Ltd is a friendly, long-established Chartered Accountants practice with offices in Skipton and Settle, Yorkshire.

We deliver a broad range of services to mainly local small to medium businesses including accounting, tax compliance and planning, auditing, VAT, and payroll services.

Led by Directors Alan Webb, Adam Dutton and Andrew McManus, our 16-strong staff team offers a comprehensive yet personal and good value service.

We pride ourselves on being a firm that is compliant, reliable and trustworthy, and on providing our clients with a professional and approachable service. We genuinely care about the future prosperity of all our clients and have established long standing and solid relationships for over 40 years.

We don't just crunch numbers - we aim to provide support and assistance and to work with our clients to help them grow and prosper. Our core function is to deliver accountancy expertise to businesses throughout Skipton, Settle, the Craven Dales, Keighley and beyond.

To discuss how we can help your business to grow and proper, please contact us.

Skipton Building Society

Building Society

Established in 1853, Skipton was among the first building societies, and we remain true to that rich heritage today by offering people contemporary solutions to their changing financial needs.

The major employer in the North Yorkshire town whose name we share, Skipton has grown from humble beginnings, to become the nation's fourth biggest building society.

Our prudent approach to doing business – coupled with our uniquely diversified Group structure – has ensured the Society's success, for the benefit of our members, through both the good economic times and the more challenging.

Skipton Town Council

Town Council

Skipton Town Council came into being as part of the restructuring of local government in 1974. The former Skipton Urban District Council ceased to exist at this time, dividing its resposibilities between the newly created local authorities - of which the Town Council is a part. 

Skipton Town Partnership (BID)

Business Improvement

Skipton BID Mission Statement is...that Skipton remains:

  1. A vibrant, exciting and successful business community
  2. An attractive, clean and safe destination for residents, clients, shoppers, staff and visitors
  3. A pleasant and welcoming place in which to conduct business

Strategic Objectives 2014-2019 ensure our fine market town is:

  1. Attractive, clean and green
  2. Safe and secure
  3. Marketed and promoted successfully as a high quality visitor destination and environment where businesses continue to prosper
  4. A place where cultural activities and festivals add to the overall experience of both visitors and residents alike

Spear Travels

Travel Agency

Independent Travel Agency, locally owned, and with 5 other branches within North Yorkshire.  Specialising in family and long haul holidays.

T N Cook Ltd

Boiler Services

T N Cook - A Family Firm You Can Rely On...

We are an independent family owned and run firm and our AGA experience goes back to the 1930's. There are three generations of the family working together with our competent and committed team to make sure you are properly looked after; we pride ourselves on customer service and product knowledge.

We use the products we sell so we know how good they really are, and can answer any questions you may have.

From the initial choice through to completion, user advice and ongoing service, friendly and experienced help from the same people is constantly at hand.

We have every colour and option of AGA Cooker, and an extensive selection of cookware and other appliances to see in our large converted barn show room.

Parking is easy and the outlook from our inspirational setting just outside Skipton is stunning. 

The Coniston Hotel

Country Hotel & Leisure facilities

The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa is a 1400-acre estate, which has been home to the Bannister family for over 50 years. It started life as a farm shop selling produce from the estate and, some 50 years later, has grown to become one of North Yorkshire’s premium destinations. Ideally located in the parish of Craven, North Yorkshire’s Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales countryside, means The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa is only 7 miles from Skipton and 30 miles from Leeds and Harrogate. Whether you stay for just 1 night, visit for the day or hold your wedding or event here, we offer a friendly service in a wonderful location that is truly unique.

The Coniston Hotel itself boasts 71 bedrooms, 3 restaurants, and a multi-million pound state of the art spa, while the Coniston Estate offers country pursuits such as a CPSA Premier Plus shooting ground with lodge, fly fishing and boating lake, a falconry centre and activities such as a 4x4 off road experience and archery. At Coniston there really is something for everyone. The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers a wonderful space for you to enjoy, relax, and experience, while the Bannister family and all the team ensure that, like all our guests, you are well looked after.

Trusted Companion

Well being

Trusted Companion is a ONE person business offering a top class support and companionship service for the elderly, founded by myself, Theresa Ingham, I draw on my experience of many years with the ambulance service and working with the elderly. Established March 2014, based in Skipton North Yorkshire and provides Support and Companionship within: Skipton, Craven, East Lancashire, Ilkley and Keighley.

Although originally I set out to help the elderly overcome loneliness, my main client base now deals predominantly with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. 

Walker Foster


Walker Foster solicitors was established in 1919 and now has offices in Skipton, likley, Silsden and Barnoldswick and provides expert quality legal services in the specialist areas described.
We act for individuals and business and our business clients range from sole traders to national companies and PLCs.
Our priority and focus is on our clients and we value the relationships and trust that we have built with thousands over the years.We look forward to working with you.

Walkers Bakers & Chocolatiers

Bakers & Confectioners

Wilkinson Electrical

Electrical specialists & Retail

Wilkinson Electrical is a family run business and we are sales and repair agents for AEG, ZANUSSI, ELECTROLUX, KENWOOD, DELONGHI.

We can also provide spares for many makes of white goods, cookers and vacuum cleaners.

Wilman & Lodge

Estate Agents

Established in 1978, Wilman and Lodge is one of the leading Estate Agents in Skipton and the surrounding area. We are very proud to introduce our new services which include: Residential lettings, management and property services, which include: All types of building works, renovations, roofing and general maintenance. Our clients can feel at ease with knowledge that our extensive range of qualified, reliable tradesmen will produce first class workmanship.

Although the main office is in Skipton town centre there are three other offices in nearby towns, all important centres in their own right, namely Grassington, approximately ten miles North of Skipton in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Silsden, seven miles to the South East and Cross Hills approximately eight miles due South.

Windle & Bowker

Chartered Accountants

Windle & Bowker is a firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers with offices in Barnoldswick and Skipton offering accounts, taxation and business advisory and support services to a wide range of businesses and individuals.

At Windle & Bowker we provide a cost-effective, high value solution to meet all of your financial needs. We work hard to get to know you in order to deliver timely, individual advice on how to improve your business and personal wealth. 

Wonder in Wood

German Christmas Shop

Wonder in Wood is the only Christmas Shop in England specialising in woodcraft from the Erzgebirge in Germany.
We have the largest selection of genuine German Christmas Decorations in the country with a large selection of items suitable for all year round as well as Easter and other seasonal items.  Based in Skipton, “the Gateway to the Dales”, which is a great place to visit throughout the year. There is always lots going on and things to do, the world famous Skipton street Market on four days a week, great shopping. 

Wright Wine Company Ltd

Specialist Wines, Spirits and Cigars

Located in the oldest part of town, and established over 30 years.

This is perhaps the finest wine and whisky shop you have ever come across.

Serving both trade and wholesale, with around 1,000 wines and something like 800 whiskies, this is a serious business that proudly offers personal service from knowledgeable, friendly staff.