Carlisle Retail Services Case Study

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  • Carlisle Retail Services- Case Study
    • Now
      • Suburban shopping parades are struggling to survive
        • Due to online delivery, the ease of shopping in bulk at retail parks
          • Kingstown has been expanded and the Northern Relief Ring Road has been improved
      • The CBD is struggling to survive
        • Due to online delivery, the ease of shopping in bulk at retail parks
          • Kingstown has been expanded and the Northern Relief Ring Road has been improved
        • The CBD has become run-down
        • It's congested
        • The Carlisle County Council are trying to encourage people back to stimulate businesses
          • Making shopping areas more attractive- e.g. the Lanes
          • Especially as young professionals are relocating here
    • Location
      • 60 miles west of Newcastle
      • Cumbria; north west England
      • Population: 100,000
      • 10 miles from Scottish border
    • 1960s-1970s
      • Retail was spread evenly across the city
      • Mirehouse and Stanwix
    • 1990s
      • Kingstown
        • North
      • A growth in out-of-town retail parks
        • The land is flat and cheaper than the CBD
        • Easier to get planning permission
        • More space avaliable
          • For large stores and car parks
        • However they can get very congested due to their popularity
          • This has lead to the construction of the North relief ring road
      • Rosehill
        • East
      • Growth in car ownership
        • Outskirts of town more accessible
  • 1990s
    • Kingstown
      • North
    • A growth in out-of-town retail parks
      • The land is flat and cheaper than the CBD
      • Easier to get planning permission
      • More space avaliable
        • For large stores and car parks
      • However they can get very congested due to their popularity
        • This has lead to the construction of the North relief ring road
    • Rosehill
      • East
    • Growth in car ownership
      • Outskirts of town more accessible

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