KSBP Overview


Kirkby Stephen Business Park is centrally located in the North of England and enjoys via the A685 excellent connections to the network of national trunk routes, and is well positioned for access to North-West England, North - East England and South-West Scotland.  The units are built close to the centre of Kirkby Stephen.

Map showing location of Kirkby Stephen Business Park Cumbria
Map showing location of Kirkby Stephen Business Parks Cumbria

Transport - Road

The A685 runs through Kirkby Stephen. Four miles north of Kirkby Stephen, it joins the A66, the principal trans-Pennine route connecting North-East and North-West. Long stretches of the A66 have been converted to dual carriageway and the process is on-going.

From the A66 interchange Scotch Corner and the A1 are another 29 miles to the East, Penrith and the M6 another 22 miles to the West.

10 miles south-west of Kirkby Stephen the A685 joins the M6 at Junction 38, providing fast motorway access to the main conurbations of the North West, the Midlands and the South and northwards to South- West Scotland.

Transport - Rail

At Darlington, 40 miles by road, via the A66 (East) and A1, the East Coast line connecting London and the South, with the North-East and Edinburgh.

At Penrith, 25 miles by road via the A66, the West Coast line connecting London and the South with the North-West and Glasgow.

At Kirkby Stephen, Settle-Carlisle railway connecting Leeds, Settle and the Yorkshire Dales, East Cumbria and Carlisle.

Transport - Air

Durham/Tees - Reached in under one hour via the A66 and A67.

Newcastle - Reached in about an hour and a half via the A66, A1 and A696

Regular scheduled UK flights to Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and Southampton.

Scheduled European flight to Amsterdam, Brussels, Bergen, Dusseldorf, Dublin, Oslo, Paris, Stavanger.

Manchester - Reached in about 95 minutes via the A685 and M6.

Scheduled flights worldwide.

Carlisle - Reached in about 1 hour via A66 and M6

Presently, charter flights only within the UK and across the North Sea.

Transport - Seaports

Newcastle - Reached in about 90 minutes via the A66, A1.

Services to Bergen, Stavanger, Gotegorg, Esbjerg, and Amsterdam.

Hull - Reached in about 2 hours via A66, A1 and M62.

Services to Rotterdam (Europort), Zeebrugge.

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