The vision for West Carclaze Garden Village is to positively transform more than 500 acres of former china clay land in mid-Cornwall to create a vibrant and sustainable new eco-community with beautiful homes, excellent community and leisure facilities and an extensive country park.

Latest News: Public Exhibition 3-4 August 2018
  • 1500 new sustainable homes, at least 450 to be affordable.
  • Provision for self-build and custom build.
  • Priority purchasing for local people.
  • Opportunities for local builders to acquire plots.

  •  Community
  • 420 pupil primary school – phased in from start of development.
  • Community Centre in first phase of development.
  • Health Care Facilities.
  • Potential for approximately 1000 employment opportunities.
  • Delivery of Carluddon Technology Park in early phase.
  • Home working provision linked to Superfast Broadband.

  •  Economy
  • The West Carclaze Eco-Community will bring approximately £1 billion to the local economy over the next 20 years.
New education, community and leisure facilities will benefit those who will live in the new eco-community as well as the existing neighbouring villages.
West Carclaze will be a truly special eco-community – and certainly not ‘just another housing estate’
    Green Space
  • Clay Country Heritage Park – with Sky Tip at its heart.
  • Managed and owned by a Land Trust Organisation – with local people involved in decision making.
  • 66% of the site or approximately 140 hectares (350acres) will be green open space.
  • Extensive network of extra trails.
  • Creation and protection of habitats.

  • Energy
  • Opportunity to create the framework for a site-wide energy solution.
  • Several heating options are being explored to deliver the most sustainable solution at the lowest long term cost to the homeowners. These include gas and district wide heating.
  • Planning consent in place for a 9MW solar farm to utilise non-productive land. Will provide renewable offset for energy being consumed on site.
  • A391 improvement already delivered.
  • The Eco-Community will provide significant support for the case for extending the new A391 diversion out to the A30.
  • Sewerage and water built into future development plans with potential to benefit other villages too.

  • Water Management
  • Creation of 60,900 cubic metres of rain water storage on site
  • Over 60% reduction in run-off compared to today.
  • Water usage monitoring in each house.

Photographs of West Carclaze & Baal

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