Taxi from Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle – Call Carlisle taxi company on 01228 812612. It should take between 10-20 minutes in busy traffic conditions to pick you up. This is the quickest means of transportation that is available in Carlisle.
Taxi from Cumberland Infirmary is a 5 minute drive from Carlisle train station. It should cost you around £5.50 approximately during the day time, i.e. from 7am to 11pm. The carlisle tariff rate changes from 11pm to 7 am in the morning. During these hours it should cost you around £7 to £8 approximately.
The other means of transportation is the bus. There is a direct bus departing from Shaddongate. arriving at Engine Lonning, Cumberland Infirmary Main Entrance. Services operate Monday to Saturday.
A brief history of Cumberland Infirmary
The hospital built in 1830-32 by Richard Tattersall in a classical style. A new building opened in June 2000 on the same site.
The original Cumberland Infirmary is a Grade II* listed building. The brain behind the design was Richard Tattersall. The construction credit goes to Messrs Robinson and Bennet, contractors of Preston.
A further extension opened by Princess Anne in 1975. . This was the first hospital to be bond financed. The hospital, which was built by AMEC, cost £65m to construct. Cumberland Infirmary provides 444 beds for the local community. The hospital – opened by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on 16th of June 2000.