Carlisle, Cumbria

Carlisle Healthcare South Hub is a state-of-the-art medical centre with sustainability and longevity at the forefront of the project. This flagship project is the most efficient primary care centre in the UK, achieving BREEAM Outstanding and an A+ EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) making the Carlisle Healthcare South Hub operational Net Zero Carbon.

The solar panel scheme powers the entire building with renewable energy and the development includes a host of innovative technologies to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact. The bespoke internal design in waiting areas creates a relaxed and non-clinical environment for patients.


Key facts

  • Achieved BREEAM Outstanding
  • EPC A+ rating, Operational Carbon Net Zero
  • 220kW solar panel scheme designed to power entire building with renewable energy
  • Operational technologies to reduce energy consumption and enhance building efficiency
  • EV charging for staff
  • Heat recovery and fresh air ventilation system
  • Highly insulated, airtight building
  • Highly efficient instantaneous point-of-use hot water systems
  • 4,046.5m2 total floor area
  • 1,026m2 of built-in space for future expansion
  • Pharmacy and Café units
  • Local community involvement including building bird boxes and planting trees to enhance the biodiversity of the site
  • Bespoke internal waiting area design, creating a relaxing and non-clinical feel for patients
  • Completed December 2022


  • GP practice
  • GP minor procedures suite
  • NJ’s Café
  • Pharmacy Unit


Through local community involvement it is our aim that the building becomes part of the community, a building for Carlisle residents to be proud of. To facilitate this, UHD has worked closely with a number of local community groups throughout Carlisle on landscaping projects to give a sense of ownership to the individuals who will be utilising the building.
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The 25th Carlisle Scout Group have been busy again assisting with wildlife management and habitat encouragement at the new Carlisle Healthcare South Hub.
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