Stobart Group’s pledge to Aviation Museum at Carlisle Airport

Solway Aviation Museum has been told it has a future at Carlisle Airport, even if plans to redevelop the Crosby-on-Eden airfield go ahead.

The museum has been there since 1961 but was worried it might be forced out if Stobart Group gets planning consent for a 394,000sq ft freight-distribution centre.

Those fears were heightened by an approach from Stobart to sign a new five-year lease, which has a clause allowing the company to evict the museum at six months’ notice  … More