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Start with the park: St Cuthbert’s Garden Village Ideas Competition

Photo Credit: Stuart Walker Photography

Professional Finalists Announced

Greenway Ribbon​

Adam Greatrix, Gillespies

The Weave​

Christopher Clifton, BMD

St Cuthbert's Monastic Gardens​

Matt Quayle, AFL Architects

St Cuthbert’s Garden Village is one of the largest projects of its kind nationally and the largest in the north of England. Emerging from the post-pandemic world, St Cuthbert’s provides a unique opportunity to rethink how we want to live and redefine the garden village concept for the 21st century.

Carlisle City Council in partnership with the Landscape Institute have launched a two-stage design competition to select an outstanding designer or team of designers to prepare design proposals for a multi-modal Greenway and Park to form the centrepiece of a new Garden Village located to the south of Carlisle. The Garden Village will be known as St Cuthbert’s.

This is a project rich with opportunities to explore how landscape and open space can shape the places we want to live. Following a unique ‘Start with the Park’ approach, Carlisle City Council hope to lead the way and are looking for creative designers to work with them on the delivery of innovation in green infrastructure and landscape led masterplanning.

 Carlisle City Cllr Paul Nedved, Portfolio holder for Economy, Enterprise and Housing and member of the competition judging panel

Carlisle City Cllr Paul Nedved, Portfolio holder for Economy, Enterprise and Housing and member of the competition judging panel

“The landscape competition has been a great success and we were really impressed with the high calibre of professional submissions. We are now giving the public an opportunity to have their say on the three shortlisted finalist’s designs at an event this month at Carlisle Racecourse. Please come along and have your say.”