What is proposed?
Cornwall CLT is pleased to propose 29 new affordable homes for locals in Newlyn. The project has been jointly led by Newlyn Housing Working Party – a group of local residents and Town Councillors and NDP representatives. We are now keen to welcome wider community feedback before we proceed with a planning application and encourage people to complete the survey below. We have also posted out a paper copy to households, so please do not fill in both.
Who will be eligible?
Priority will be given to people in housing need with an established local connection - on the basis of long term residence, past residence/upbringing, holding a job in Newlyn or through strong family connection.
What size of homes?
No final decision has yet been made. But we anticipate a balance 1 , 2 and 3 bedroom homes; comprising of a mix of houses, flats and bungalows.
How much will they cost?
This will be known closer to anticipated completion in spring 2024, at the earliest. However, purchase prices will be related to local wages (not the housing market) and rent levels will not exceed housing allowance/benefit levels.
The approx. 2.5 acre site is adjacent to Forbes Road and opposite Gwavas playing field; see location map below. The Community Land Trust is charitable and intends only to apply for 100% affordable homes to meet local Newlyn need. Under planning law and the Penzance area Neighbourhood Plan this site would not be permitted as an open market led development.
How to apply for a home….
Even at this early stage we recommend those interested to register:
Cornwall Homechoice - www.cornwallhousing.org.uk/homechoice or 0300 1234 161
Closing date for responses will be Friday 27th March 2021