Truro and Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan

  • Where should new houses go under the Truro & Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan
    New Housing
    Where should we site new housing?
  • Green Spaces in Town
    How important are they to you?
  • Truro and Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan
    How can we keep our Town Centre alive?
  • Transport and the Truro & Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan
    What is the best mix of Public & Private Transport?
  • How should we support business in the Truro & Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan
    Local Business
    How should we be supporting it?
  • Do we need new schools in the Truro & Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan
    How many schools do we need in the future?

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To the Neighbourhood Plan

Read on to see how the plan is developing


The Number of New Homes Needed

The number of houses required for the area is decided by the Local Plan (Core strategy) which is currently being drawn up by Cornwall Council. The current number being considered for the 20 year period is 4,500. The role of the Neighbourhood Plan is to allocate preferred sites on whic
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Major housing projects fall foul of neighbourhood plans

Two sets of Midlands councillors have refused separate major housing schemes because of concern the developments would prejudice emerging neighbourhood plans. The news surfaced as Planning Minister Nick Boles revealed that over 800 communities are now involved with neighbourhood plann
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Planning Minister meets with Truro and Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan team

Planning Minister Nick Boles MP visited Truro today, to participate in a roundtable discussion with the team leading a joint Neighbourhood Plan for the parishes of Truro and Kenwyn. Neighbourhood planning, introduced under the Localism Act 2011, allows local people to draw up plans se
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Employment and the Neighbourhood Plan

One of the core ambitions of the Neighbourhood Plan is to ensure the economic, social and environmental balance of the area is maintained during the next twenty years. This is to ensure that, for both new and existing residents, the quality of life is not reduced by the planned growth
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The Environment and the Plan

The proposals in the next 20 years see substantial development and it is essential that in providing new houses and employment opportunities we continue to place a high value on the environment. There are four major issues:  To ensure that development has the minimum possible impact o
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What’s The Neighbourhood Plan got to say on the local economy?

A lot! Firstly we identified the priorities for Truro and Kenwyn Truro City Centre first approach to retail and offices; Support planned improvements to Newham Industrial Estate; Develop the Port of Truro, maximising the opportunities for trade and leisure; Encourage and enable new bu
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Upper Eden Neighbourhood Plan Approved By Inspector

The draft Neighbourhood Plan for Upper Eden in Cumbria was “passed” by an independent examiner in December 2012. The examiner’s report has now been published and will interest other areas involved with neighbourhood planning. The examiner concluded that, as long as s
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Democracy in Action

The Neighbourhood Plan is a participation. We need your input and your approval in a referendum.