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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A summary of what is proposed in the Truro and Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan. This is the final draft and is being delivered to all households in the area for public consultation. Do please take the time to read it. Comments are welcome as it’s so important to hear peoples’ views. You can use the ‘Contact Us’ box on the left for this purpose.  If you want it in more detail, a pdf copy can be downloaded HERE. You can also hear below from two of the people most involved in the plan, Rob Nolan from Truro and Bob Ellis from Kenwyn.


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FAQ’s on the Neighbourhood Plan

  Why is the Neighbourhood Plan taking so long to organise?   There’s a procedure laid down by the government that we have to follow (see HERE) and yes, it is time consuming. But we are now moving rapidly towards its completion.   Who decides on the Neighbourhood Plan.?
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Sustainability Appraisal of our Neighbourhood Plan

  To support the ongoing development of the Truro and Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan, a Sustainability Appraisal (SA) process has been carried out. The purpose of the SA process is to inform and influence the plan-making process with the aim of maximising its contribution to sustainab
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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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Democracy in Action

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