Category Archive: Architecture

Saga of the High Cross on Zoom

November 20, 2021 - No comments

For its November ZoomTalk, Truro Civic Society has invited Cornwall’s leading expert on Cornish Crosses to speak about his experience of repairing Truro’s High Cross after it was the victim of a bizarre road accident which left it in pieces on the ground. Andrew Langdon is the go-to person in Cornwall (and elsewhere) when it […]

The Truro List – please comment

February 2, 2018 - 6 Comments

  Following the successful introduction of the Truro & Kenwyn Neighbourhood Plan, and the [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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