A well-known veterinary practice with branches across Falmouth and Helston is on track to build a new state-of-the-art hospital behind a supermarket in Penryn.
Rosemullion Vets first publicly announced their plans to expand at a meeting of Penryn Town Council in December.
Since then the team behind the two-million pound build have been busy working on securing funding and bringing the design up to the Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) ‘exceptional’ standard, which will unlock further financial backing.
Plans for the 7,300 sq ft (680 m2) hospital, set to be built on land currently used for boat mould storage behind Asda, are now ready to be submitted and an application will go in front of Cornwall Council later this month.
(BELOW) The location of the proposed new veterinary hospital behind Asda Penryn
Practice manager Stuart Saunders said the new building was seen as a necessity by Rosemullion’s directors after their latest inspection from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
The RCVS awards hospital status to veterinary practices and made it clear at their lastest check that the cramped, Victorian-era hospital on Melvill Road was quickly becoming unfit for purpose.
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