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Carlisle College



Carlisle College has carried out a series of projects designed to extend and improve its existing estate.

In 2004 the college envisioned a phased £30 million investment in its main campus. This included a 2008 project at the centre of its estate (£11 million), providing new teaching and social facilities, a visitors reception and connection between existing buildings. This work was led by Turner & Townsend Project Manager and designed by Ryder Architecture. Additional refurbishment, via the Skills Funding Agency’s Estates Renewal Grants and “CIF” programmes has brought much of the remaining estate up to a good standard. The 2014 Development, the subject of this case study, was the creation of a new £5.6 million Arts Centre, designed by Architects Broadway Malyan with Project Management by AA projects.

Carlisle Entrance

Project Facts
Background to the Project
The Story of the Project
Lessons Learnt