Commerce & Business in Penzance

Since the 17th century Penzance has been the commercecapital of Penwith. Before this Marazion was the hub of activity after being crowned Britain's firstChartered Town in 1257 by King Henry III.

A bustling agriculture and fishing industary is still a large part of the local seafront and countryside today. However, Penzance also boasts a wide variety of commercial services including legal services, computer services, cleaning contractors, finance, builders aswell as a host of local tradesmen.

A number of local businesses are taking part in the Penzance Shoppers Loyalty Card Scheme. This is open to residents & visitors alike. View more info about the discount card.



Builders, Construction and Agriculture

Builders | Construction Supplies | Plasterers | Plumbers | Property Maintenance | Tool Hire |
Painters | Engineering | Agricultural Services | Carpenters


Vehicle Related Services

Removals & Storage| Driving Instructors | Haulage | Motoring | Car Hire


Business & Financial related Services

Accountants | Business Services | Distribution | Solicitors | Financial Misc | Consultants
Media & Creative | Architects | Advertising Services


Technology & Internet Services

Computers & Internet | Photography



Craft & Jewellery Manufacturing | Manufacturers | Food & Drink Manufacturing


Misc Services

Commercial & Domestic Cleaners | Fishing | Marine | Misc Services | Wholesale | Vets
Post Offices | Horticulture | Residential Homes | Commericial & Domestic Security | Alarms


If Penzance is the commercial capital, then Newlyn is the fishing capital of the entire southwest, boasting the largest fishing fleet in the south. Most of the catch is exported to Europe, but a large selection of local businesses stock and serve locally caught fish as both raw for home cooking and restaurants with a locally caught meal. The Newlyn Fish festival is the celebration held in newlyn to celebrate the local fishing & seafaring traditions.

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