Tag Archives: Launceston

Developer slashes proportions of affordable homes

It’s been interesting to see what Wainhomes has been up over the last few months. Cornwall Council has received five planning applications from this company in three months, all seeking to revise the housing allocations in plans that have already … Continue reading

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4: Lanson just keeps growing. And has turned into Launceston.

By any account the Lanson Community Network Area (CNA), fourth in the current 20 year Cornish growth league, the same position it held last time, should be a prosperous, vibrant, contented place. That’s if you believe the assumptions of Cornwall … Continue reading

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Launceston: from ancient capital to growth hotspot

Launceston, or Lanson in the vernacular, was Cornwall’s capital before the 1830s. Its castle, perched on the hill overlooking the border with England, had been built by the Normans to keep an eye on the Celts to the west. Now … Continue reading

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