Category Archive: Architecture

The Truro List – please comment

February 2, 2018 - 6 Comments

  Following the successful introduction of the Truro & Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan, and the previously successful process to develop a Truro Conservation Area Management Plan, there is now the opportunity for Truro to compile a ‘Local List’. This project is being undertaken jointly by Truro City Council and Truro Civic Society, with the very able […]

Idea for a Flourishing Foyer

February 1, 2016 - Add Comment

In about 1982 I enquired about hiring Truro City Hall to put on a couple of rock bands. I was told [...]


February 5, 2015 - Add Comment

The Cornish Buildings Group and Truro Civic Society have joined forces to raise concerns about [...]

Last look at our Police Station

November 7, 2014 - Add Comment

The Police Station is (now was) an important part of Truro’s architectural heritage and, as [...]

The Case for Brutalism

October 19, 2014 - Add Comment

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Green Spaces and Land Use

January 1, 2014 - Add Comment

A Personal View By Michael Burgess. Dr Mathew White and colleagues at the European Centre for [...]

Lower Standards up Highertown!

October 13, 2013 - Add Comment

What’s in a name – Taylor Wimpey dunnaw! Do they care? Outrage is smouldering at the sudden [...]

Our objections to Tolgarrick Farm

October 8, 2012 - 1 Comment

Chief Planning Officer Cornwall Council Fordh Treyew Truro TR1 3AY Kernow 7th October 2012   [...]

John Crowther Remembered

September 17, 2012 - 2 Comments

‘I thought I was the finest architect since Corbusier’ In the 1930s John Henry Crowther was an [...]

How do the leats work?

June 12, 2012 - 3 Comments

The leat system in Truro starts at Waterfall Gardens just off St George’s Road, and is extracted [...]

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