The combination of the high quality lifestyle and growing access to broadband services makes Eden an ideal choice in this diverse sector
For example there was been growth in the number of web developers working in Eden and the area has also become popular amongst mobile software development companies. Penrillian is a perfect example, winning contracts from international companies such as Apple and Vodaphone.
This vibrant cluster of creative individuals and businesses often benefit from working in collaborative hubs. Wired Cumbria offer ‘purely’ facilitated collaborative networking events, aimed at digital & creative professionals.
With a rich cultural heritage and stunning scenery, including the Lake District National Park Eden is an also extremely popular location for many creative works, in particular filming. Eden itself was the chief location for the cult comedy classic Withnail & I (1987), and the Lake District has been used for productions as diverse as Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later (2002), Renee Zellweger movie Miss Potter (2007) and Bollywood blockbuster Mr Bhatti on Chutti (2009).
Eden Arts, an arts organisation based in Penrith, is all about bringing art and cultural activities and events to rural communities and has a pretty eclectic programme from C-Art Open Studios, Cumbria’s biggest visual arts event, Picnic Cinema which transforms forests, castles and courtyards into outdoor cinemas and Winter Droving a magical festival in Penrith that celebrates of all things rural, traditional and fun.
Why not locate your next Digital Media or Creative project in Eden and enjoy all the benefits that life in the area can offer?
All of our team love living in Eden. It makes for a shared enthusiasm and a great working environment. And that has made Penrillian very effective at what we deliver. Charles Weir, Chairman, Penrillian