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Sunday , February , 25 2018

Carlisle Plan:


To improve the health, wellbeing and economic prosperity of the people of Carlisle. We will work in partnership to further establish our position as the regional centre and focus for investment, ensuring that residents can share in the benefits through increased opportunities and greater choice of jobs, range of housing, and a quality environment.

Priorties and Principles
  • Introduction
  • Principles
  • Economic prospects
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Local environment
  • Housing needs
  • Promote Carlisle
  • Carlisle Plan

    The Carlisle Plan 2015-18 sets out the Council’s overall vision for Carlisle, supported by five priorities. The vision gives a clear direction and context for all our activities. We will maximise o...
  • Health and wellbeing

    Further develop sports, arts and cultural facilities to support the health and wellbeing of our residents
  • Local Environment

    Continue to improve the quality of our local environment and green spaces so that everyone can enjoy living, working in and visiting Carlisle wealth and wellbeing of our residents
  • Housing needs

    Address current and future housing needs to protect and improve residents’ quality of life

Opportunities and Economic Prospects

Support business growth and skills development to improve opportunities and economic prospects for the people of Carlisle 

Business Property & Infrastructure:

  • City Centre redevelopment projects (ongoing)
  •  Support the delivery of a Carlisle Enterprise Zone at Kingmoor Park (ongoing)
  •  Support the development of Carlisle Airport as a regional gateway (ongoing) 

Strategy and Planning:

  • Identify and deliver further projects aligned with the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Economic Plan (ongoing)
  • Progress the Borderlands Initiative (ongoing)
  • Maintain an up to date Infrastructure Delivery Plan and develop proposals to address identified issues (ongoing)
  • Develop a Carlisle South Masterplan covering housing, urban design, employment land, transport and infrastructure (ongoing) 
  • Work with the Environment Agency and partners on Future Flood Risk Management Plans (ongoing)

 Skills and Development:

  • Continue to support the delivery of the city region Skills Plan aligned to business growth, sustainability requirements and the LEP Skills Strategy (ongoing)


Working ith Business:

  • Proactively develop business support through supporting the Growth Hub (ongoing)



 Useful Links:



Carlisle Plan, Skillls


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