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We are here to answer any questions you may have about St Cuthbert's
Following regular consultation with the public and stakeholders, there are a range of questions about St Cuthbert's that are often raised. We have included them on this page and provided answers where we can. If you have a question about the proposal that isn't included here, please feel free to contact us at
Useful knowledge and FAQ's
What is a garden village?
Why here and why now?
Why do we need so many new houses?
How are decisions about the garden village made?
What is the difference between the St Cuthbert’s Masterplan and the St Cuthbert’s Local Plan?
What is the Strategic Design Supplementary Planning Document?
What about flood risk?
What will the Garden Communities look like?
What type of homes will be built?
Who is going to build it?
Where will people go to work?
How will the infrastructure cope?
There are infrastructure constraints in the Carleton area, particularly the one-way section of Sewell’s Lonning. Is anything being done to address this?
How do I get involved?
Is feedback from previous consultations available to the public?
I am a landowner – how might this affect me?
How is the infrastructure going to be funded?
What will happen if people move out of Carlisle into St. Cuthbert’s?
Why are we planning new development when there are many existing empty properties within Carlisle?
Is the development going to be low carbon?
How long will St Cuthbert’s take to build?
Will there be any development south of the new CSLR?
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