Carlisle Kingmoor Park

Exciting retail and leisure opportunities within Cumbria’s premier business park

Formerly an MOD site until its acquisition in 1999, Kingmoor Park has been a critical economic development success story for Cumbria and is now home to more than 106 businesses occupying c.139,000sqm (c. 1.8m sqft) and providing more than 2,000 jobs on site.

Prime location

The opening of the £170m Carlisle Northern Development Route in 2012 which runs straight through Kingmoor Park, provides the site with direct access to the M6 motorway via junction 44. This new strategic route connects the M6 on the North side of Carlisle to the A595 trunk route west to Workington, Whitehaven and West Cumbria’s nuclear cluster resulting in Kingmoor Park becoming a key gateway location, with access motorway access north and south and A Road access East and West.

Nuclear and Power centre for excellence

Kingmoor Park aims to take advantage of Cumbria’s excellent reputation as a center for excellence in the Nuclear and Power generation sector as well as build on a vibrant advanced manufacturing base being led by companies like BAE Systems, GSK Glaxo Smithkline, Innovia Films and Pirelli.

Benefits on site

The site has zones for both Enhanced Capital Allowances and Business rates Discount. With 175 acres of development land available and the ability to develop up to 1 million sqft as a single building Kingmoor is well placed to attract a wide range of occupiers.

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Sector focus

  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Energy
  • Advanced Manufacturing


Kingmoor Park sits astride to the UK’s main North-South road and rail links and is within 2 hours of Newcastle, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Located on Junction 44 of the M6 the park provides direct access north via the M74 to Scotland, South via the M6 and East & West via the A689.

Multiple ports are located with 2 hours in locations such as Newcastle, Teeside, Workington and Silloth. There is also direct sea access to Ireland at Cairnryan which is also 2 hours away.

The site also benefits from rail access to the west coast mainline, which is seen as a key transport route for nuclear new build in Cumbria and as a key transport facility for logistics companies and other users.

Newcastle and Glasgow International airports are located within 1hour 30mins drive and provide regional and international flights. Carlisle airport located 7 miles away can serve private charter airlines.

Find out more

Ross Nicolson, Estates Director
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01228 674114

Kingmoor Park website