ST AUSTELL URBAN VILLAGE (Devon and Cornwall Housing Association)

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DEVELOPER
Devon and Cornwall Housing Association

LOCATION
Carlyon Road, St Austell, Cornwall. Former railway marshalling yards

STAGE
Site clearance began May 2003

SCALE
148 dwellings, of which 6 will be live/work: 3 storey houses totalling 135 sq metres with ground floor as office/workshop space

TENURE
Live/work units to be sold. Other units to be mixture of shared ownership and rented accommodation (managed by Penwith Housing Association)

FUNDING
Housing Corporation for social housing, Prince's Foundation, South West RDA, Restormel Borough Council

PARTNERS
As above

TARGET MARKET
General

DEFINING FEATURES
9 acre site, within walking distance of railway station, will include dedicated enterprise centre to include c. 2,700 sq metres office space, 900 sq metres business incubator space, school. Whole of St Austell urban village will be managed by its own management trust, whose membership will be community-based and include all residents of the urban village.

'We wanted to locate live/work units in a town, anecdotally some rural areas have live/work units from which people commute to work in towns such as Camborne and then commute back to their village community,' says Stephen Teagle, director of investment

CONTACT
Stephen Teagle, Devon and Cornwall Housing Association




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