Local residents, businesses, students and visitors are being given the opportunity to have their say on ambitious new proposals for a new campus for the University of Cumbria at the Historic Citadels and its surrounding area.
Online public consultation takes place between Thursday 14 May and Thursday 4 June 2020.
Whilst the restrictions around non-essential travel and social distancing mean that there can be no traditional face to face consultation sessions, people can instead see the suggested plans and have their say online at www.cumbria.gov.uk/CSGC
The Citadels are a major gateway into the city and are a key part of the history and identity of Carlisle. As part of the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, £50 million of funding has been allocated for the second phase of the Growth Deal to bring new purpose to The Citadels and adjacent site. Phase one included two stages of public consultation in plans to improve Carlisle Railway Station.
Plans are now in place to transform the Citadels Buildings and the adjacent site to become a new home for the University of Cumbria.
The project is being developed jointly by Cumbria County Council, Carlisle City Council and the University of Cumbria working with Cumbria LEP as a key partner. Improving the site can, potentially, be transformative to the character and status of Carlisle and also the wider Borderlands area.
The online survey is available at www.cumbria.gov.uk/CSGC
The deadline for responses is Thursday 4 June 2020.