Wherrytown, Penzance



Duration of Project

1 year

Master Planning & Urban Design, Mixed Use & Residential Masterplanning
About This Project

Lavigne Lonsdale where appointed by Molwin Homes in 2006 to carry out an urban design review of the masterplan for Wherrytown. This derelict, waterfront site (2ha approx) is in a sensitive location on the edge of the Conservation Area inPenzance. The previous architectural team had not achieved planning in 2 years, hadreceivedone refusal and were in theprocess of running to Appeal. Following a successful presentation to Town & District Council, Lavigne Lonsdale whereappointed as lead consultant to carry out the entiremaster planand to formulate a team to deliver both an Outline & DetailFirst Phase Planning Application for the site.

The scheme received both Outline Planning Approval for 80 units and Detail Consent for 67 Units following intense publicconsultation and a CABE review within 6 months of our appointment. Lavigne Lonsdales remitwas extended to design awider master plan for the adjoining sites and carry out the contract packages for the external works

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