Half a million pound refurbishment

Half a million pounds will be spent on repairing and improving the Old Town Hall in the middle of Carlisle. Significant improvement works will take place on the Grade 1 listed building between January and June next year.

The majority of the cost is being met by the City Council, which owns the building, with some support from English Heritage. Major works will take place both in and outside the building, which currently houses private businesses and a Tourist Information centre.