Overview for Victoria Place, CARLISLE, CA1 1EW

Introduction

Carlisle is a cathedral city in the ceremonial county of Cumbria in England. It is the administrative centre of Cumberland Council which covers an area similar to the historic county of Cumberland.

Carlisle's early history is marked by the establishment of a Roman settlement to serve forts along Hadrian's Wall in Roman Britain. Due to its proximity to Scotland (being located 8 mi (13 km) south of the current Anglo-Scottish border), Carlisle Castle and the city became an important military stronghold in the Middle Ages. The castle served as a prison for Mary, Queen of Scots in 1568 and currently hosts the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and the Border Regiment Museum. In the early 12th century, a priory was built and gained cathedral status with a diocese in 1133 (city status at the time meant the settlement became a city) while the county of Carliol was created and later renamed Cumberland.

In the 19th century, the introduction of textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution began a process of socioeconomic transformation in Carlisle, which developed into a densely populated mill town. This, combined with its strategic position, allowed for the development of Carlisle as an important railway town, with seven railway companies sharing Carlisle railway station. Nicknamed the 'Great Border City', Carlisle today is a main cultural, commercial and industrial centre in the British borders. It is home to the main campuses of the University of Cumbria and a variety of museums and heritage centres.

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Summary for Victoria Place, CARLISLE, CA1 1EW

North West
This postcode is in the
Castle
within
Cumberland
Rural/Urban
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Road Safety near CA1 1EW

Details of personal injury accidents in and around Victoria Place, CA1 1EW that have been reported to Cumbria Constabulary over the past 20 years.

Traffic Levels near CA1 1EW

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Carlisle and nearby Videos From YouTube

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Police

This area is policed by Cumbria Constabulary.

Cumbria Constabulary split their policing area into 33 separate neighbourhoods and this postcode is in the Carlisle Central neighbourhood.

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Carlisle Central Neighbourhood Crime

Top 3 Categories

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Violent Crime
Jan 1970
79
Oct 2023
Anti-social Behaviour
Jan 1970
42
Oct 2023
Public Order
Jan 1970
31
Oct 2023

Member of UK Parliament

This postcode is in the Carlisle parliamentary constituency.

Carlisle is a constituency in the North West region of England. The seat has been held by John Stevenson (Conservative) since May 2010.

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Most Recent House Sales for Victoria Place, CA1 1EW

No recorded house sales or transfers for this postcode.

Electricity Supply Emergency Code

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Local Petrol Station Prices

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Diesel Standard (B7)
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Coordinates for CA1 1EW

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Latitude
54.895062
Longitude
-2.932109

Residents at CA1 1EW

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0
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Sunrise and Sunset at CA1 1EW

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Sunrise
08:06
Sunset
15:53

Traffic Emission and Congestion Zones

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CA1 1EW is not covered by a Traffic Emission or Congestion Zone

Historical Weather Summary

Clear15.64%
Cloudy62.07%
Rain10.48%
Windy11.61%
Other0.20%

Deprivation Index

19.1 England
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the more deprived the postcode

Companies Registered at CA1 1EW

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Active
2
Inactive
8

Postcode Details for CA1 1EW

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Introduced
1 Jul 1995
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Large User Postcode

Recent Updates

28 Nov 2023
Sold House Price data updated for October 2023
15 Nov 2023
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Companies Data updated for October 2023
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Police and Crime data updated for September 2023
28 Oct 2023
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated September 2023
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Energy Performance Certificates (Scotland) updated July to September 2023
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Sold House Price data updated for September 2023
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