Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wind Energy and the Historic Environment.

The Cornish Buildings Group does not, as yet, have a policy on wind turbines placed in an historic setting however we reserve to comment on an application for the Port Quin turbine (PA11 08573) that has a diverse affect on … Continue reading

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Proposed Multi-Faith Facility for Truro?

  A radical multi-faith facility has been designed by Matt Robinson Architecture. Mr Robinson, a previous winner of a Cornish Buildings Group award, has designed an elliptyical buildings (above) which, if funded, could be built near Penmount Crematorium near Truro. … Continue reading

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Should Buildings Like This Be Demolished?

 Cornwall Council Planning Application Reference PA 12/03967    Pragmatically, we accept that the Brookdale Hotel is a typical building of its era and perhaps of modest architectural quality. However, in this age of sustainability we question whether its demolition will … Continue reading

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Casework Archive 2012

Truro Eastern Development Secretary of State to decide on Truro Eastern District Development Truro Eastern District Development See article in 2011 Newsletter Penzance Harbour Plans to demolish all the existing buildings along the harbourside, barring the Docker’s Rest Café. A … Continue reading

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St Columb Rectory

  It is a shameful situation in that four years after Cornwall Council became aware of the plight of St Columb Rectory still nothing has been done to stem water penetration through a hole in the roof, remove vegetation from … Continue reading

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Heritage at Risk Register

We are very interested in creating a heritage at risk register for buildings are in some danger of loss or neglect. Please let us know any other buildings that you think may fit into this category. Padstow Railway Station: railway … Continue reading

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The Last Days of the Foster Complex,Bodmin

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