"An Blu Lann-Wennap"
Gwennap Church

Welcome to Gwennap

This site is provided as a free service to Gwennap Parishioners and the public in general by Gwennap Parish Council to improve communication on matters important to the community. Routine and interesting information is also provided on this site.

Next meeting of the Parish Council

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held at the new Gwennap Parish Rooms, Richard Jory Playing Fields, Pulla Cross on 18th April 2019 at 7pm.

Members of the public are welcome to attend all Parish Council meetings and are invited to speak at the start of each meeting.

Mintutes from recent meetings are available to download from the Parish Council minutes page of this website, and more information about the Parish Council and the Councillors can be found here.

Call for land notice

One of the delivery objectives of the Gwennap Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan is to deliver truly affordable housing in perpetuity in our parish. The Gwennap Parish Housing Working Group have formed and are working with Cornwall Community Land Trust to deliver this. They are seeking land that might be suitable for such a development and I hereby attach a Call For Land Notice. Suitable land sites can be Gifted to the parish to help create affordable homes for local people in perpetuity, or it may be possible to receive a multiple of the current agricultural land value - the established value for rural "exceptions" land values (more advice available from CCLT on request). Further information included on the below Notice.

Download the Call for Land Notice

20 is Plenty

Councillor Furnish was pleased to attend Celebration Assembly at Cusgarne Primary School last week to announce the winners of the speed awareness poster competition. Seven winning designs were chosen which have been professionally printed onto road side signs that will be put up around the parish to encourage and remind everyone to slow down and drive carefully. There were so many fantastic designs, the Parish Councillors found it very hard to choose, so well done to all the children!

20 is plenty campaign


Newsletter Our Winter parish newsletter has now been published. Download and have a read, by clicking the image to the right. The parish brings out a new newsletter each quarter and previous newsletters can be found here.

If you have any stories, adverts or events you wish to see featured in our newsletter, please get in touch.

We are also looking for people to help hand-deliver the newsletter to various areas of the parish.

Neighbourhood Development Plan

Our NDP site

The recent Neighbourhood Development Plan public consultation roadshows and open days were well attended and well received. It was great to have the opportunity to present the Plan and the various appendices after all the work put into it by the volunteer NDP team (made up of people from across the parish and Parish Councillors). We received some excellent comments and questions about the NDP, which is all valuable feedback.

The next phase of the process is the submission, inspection and referendum so watch out for more information around Christmas.

All the latest information is available on our Neighbourhood Development Plan site here.

Gwennap Parish neighbourhood plan

Get involved

Gwennap Church Lych Gate There are plenty of ways to get involved with things around the parish. The parish council holds meetings every month. At the beginning of every meeting Parishioners are invited to speak and give their opinion on any matter they wish.

Fly tipping

Fly tipping is a real problem in and around Gwennap Parish. If there is an unsightly mess tipped in an area near you, phone Cornwall Council on 0300 1234141. This is a number specifically for fly tipping. They will want to know what sort of rubbish it is, and the exact location, so a road name, post code or distance from a known landmark will help.

Communities of Interest

The next parish council meeting is at Gwennap Parish Rooms, Richard Jory Playing Fields on 18th April at 7pm

Get in touch

Trevarth Road
Trevarth TR16 6AB

07970 730629

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