Truro - Higher Newham


100 acres


Higher Newham, Truro, Cornwall


Not Applicable


Tim Walton


LXB acquired the freehold interest in two farms totalling 100 acres in August 2012 as a medium term strategic land holding. The land lies immediately to the south of Truro City Centre adjacent to Newham Industrial Estate. The property comprises 3 dwellings together with agricultural land. 

A unique partnership has been agreed between Duchy College, Cornwall Food Foundation and Living Villages with a proposition to open up Higher Newham for the benefit of the people of Truro, to create an education based working farm and sustainable exemplar village, whilst preserving and enhancing over 80% of the land for posterity. An outline planning application was submitted in August 2015 for 155 homes, a community farm, a restaurant and cook school, community hub and 70 acres of land to be reserved for the farm, allotments, orchards and horticultural uses.

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