ELEVEN board members have been voted on to the board of the company set up to run the Kendal Business Improvement District.

The directors were elected during the organisation’s inqaugural meeting at the Shakespeare Centre in Highgate, Kendal.

They are: Daniel Morley, Beales of Kendal; Abi Green, Boots the Chemist; Jacqueline Ward, Armstrong-Ward; Colin Reynolds, Green Door Artists’ Studio; Gordon Watson, Abbott Hall Art Gallery; Richard Foster, Brewery Arts Centre; John Osborne, Temple-Heelis; Rory Black, Designworks; Simon Thomas, Staff of Life Bakery; Christian Hoyle, Eden Hair and TTs Dine and Brian Harrison, Federation of Small Businesses.

The first board meeting, where a chairman will be elected, is on March 19.