Category Archive: Architecture

Idea for a Flourishing Foyer

February 1, 2016 - No comments

In about 1982 I enquired about hiring Truro City Hall to put on a couple of rock bands. I was told that, although I only wanted it for three hours, I would have to hire it for 24 hours – there was nothing to stop me putting on a flea market! We only wanted to […]


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


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 [...]

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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   [...]

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 [...]

A visit to the Chantry Garden

May 2, 2012 - 2 Comments

When  Haley moved into the Chantry flat in August 2009 , she could see a garden becoming [...]

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