This week Cornwall Council received an application for a 125-bed student accommodation development from Cherry Homes and APG Architecture.
The original application for the development was submitted last year and after several meetings with Penryn Town Council the scheme went back to the drawing board. The revised application has reduced the number of beds by 146 which will be spread across three buildings (one two-storey and two three-storey blocks).
Other concerns have been addressed also, with the plan stating that student tenants will have to sign a lease upon arrival that covers areas of noise and parking.
APG Architects said of their revisions, "The management structure was discussed and ways of controlling student parking proposed that would minimize student parking, i.e. written into the lease with penalties. Although this seemed to satisfy the council on this site it raised bigger concerns of parking with in Penryn and the need to control in particularly student parking and how this could be managed more robustly through the university." To mitigate the parking worries management at the site will monitor parking.