Published: 8th Apr 2021

The government has announced a £23.6m deal for Truro to boost its economy, create jobs and new homes. The deal, which is part of the Towns Fund, will breathe new life into Truro’s waterfront by creating new spaces for business, vibrant and green event areas, promenades and new ferry terminals with berthing facilities and pontoons. The funding will also help convert some of Truro’s unused buildings into much-needed new homes. The government is already investing £3.75m in Truro to support the redevelopment of the Hall For Cornwall Theatre, boosting tourism and leisure opportunities in the area. This is part of £92.4m investment in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly from Growth Deals and the Getting Building Fund. Last month, the government also announced a £56m Welcome Back Fund to help high streets and seaside towns prepare for the safe return of shoppers and tourists as national restrictions ease. ‘The award of £23.6m for … (To read the full article, subscribe below)