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Newquay

Newquay is the UK’s premier surfing destination and one of the leading seaside resorts in the country. It is Cornwall’s foremost tourist town, hosting 750,000 visitors a year. It is the largest town on the Cornish north coast and benefits from a spectacular natural setting boasting some of the UK’s finest beaches, dramatic cliff tops and stunning natural headlands. Situated within the bounds of Restormel Borough Council, it plays a significant role as the authority’s second largest town with a population of 18,750.

It is the closest major town to Newquay (Cornwall International) Airport which offers daily low-cost flights to Stansted and other domestic links. The town has a branch-line rail connection linking at Par to the mainline service between Penzance and London Paddington.

Downloads:
The downloads offered below represent the different elements of the CSUS Newquay Report including the core text, seven illustrative figures and eleven character area summaries. The majority of the downloads are large files (to maintain some quality of image resolution) and therefore may take time to download.
 

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CSUS Newquay Report REPORT text detailing the results of the historic character study for the town of Newquay. Kate Newell, Historic Environment Service.

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4.4mb

Figure 1 - Location & Topography Map Map showing the location of Newquay and its immediate topography.

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2.2mb
Figure 2 - Ordnance Survey 2nd Edition 1:2500 Map (c.1907) Map showing the town of Newquay in c.1907.

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2.1mb
Figure 3 - Historic Development Map Map showing the historic development and expansion of Newquay.

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2.5mb
Figure 4 - Historic Settlement Topography Map Map showing the historic topography of Newquay with key areas of historic activity.

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2.4mb
Figures 5a and 5b - Surviving Historic Components Map Two maps showing the surviving historic buildings of Newquay. 5aFormat type: PDF 5b Format type: PDF 2.1 / 2.5mb
Figure 6 - Urban Archaeological Potential Map Map showing the areas and sites of archaeological potential in Newquay.

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2.4mb

Figure 7 - Character Areas Map Map showing the seven character areas identified by the survey of Newquay.

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2mb

Character Area 1- Central Commercial core Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of the historic heart of Newquay.

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Character Area 2 - Harbour-related residential area Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of an area that evokes the character of the pre-urban fishing community.

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827kb

Character Area 3 - The Harbour Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of Newquay's working harbour.

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772kb

Character Area 4 - Industrial area Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of the areas that historically have been the focus for industrial activity.

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1.2mb

Character Area 5 : Secondary commercial west - lower Fore Street, Gover lane and Beach Road. Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of a transitional zone between the commercial core and the harbour area.

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 684kb

Character Area 6 : Secondary commercial east - East Street, Cliff Road. Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of this bustling commercial area.

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1.3mb

Character Area 7 : Towan promenade and Killacourt Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of an area that reflects the early expansion of Newquay as a resort.

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1mb
Character Area 8: Towan Head and Fistral Beach Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of this area that includes some of the iconic landmarks, amenities and coastal landscapes that define Newquay

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902kb
Character Area 9: Narrowcliff and Barrowfields Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of an area dominated by large hotels but also one of the few grassland areas within the town.

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912kb
Character Area 10: Residential area Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of a predominantly residential area defined by by its loose grid plan form and close-set terraces.

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1.9mb
Character Area 11 : Trenance Park Summarises the comprehensive assessments of character and regeneration opportunities of this 'sub-tropical' park with gardens, boating lake, streamside walks and leisure and sports facilities.

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2.7mb
   

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