In a sleepy part of rural North Cornwall, another revolution is underway

Posted By on 3rd August 2018

CLICK THE "As I Please" LINK (ABOVE) TO REGISTER AND READ THIS FREE ARTICLE The village where I live, St Mabyn, in rural North Cornwall, is an unlikely birthplace for…


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  1. Hi Graham
    What you do not mention is that a building is worth far more in money terms to its owner as a residential home than it is as a shop or pub. Clearly a windfall is available to a developer that buys a commercial building and gets a change of use consent to residential. This is a significant driver to loss of rural services.

    • This is undoubtedly true. The first that anyone knew about what was proposed in St Mabyn was a change-of-use planning application. The planners refused permission.

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