A COMMUNITY interest company which is seeking to rejuvenate the centre of Redruth has been awarded over £100,000 for redevelopment.

Redruth Revival Community Interest Company, has been awarded development grants of £54,952 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and £59,850 from the Architectural Heritage Fund to progress with its plans to redevelop the Buttermarket complex of historic buildings in Redruth.

The project will conserve the Grade II Listed buildings, improve physical accessibility throughout and create an exciting food hall around which will be clustered units for local food providers, as well as bookable meeting and hot-desking facilities, improved lettable workspaces for local businesses and enhancing the courtyard to support a year-round festival, markets and events programme.

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The Buttermarket in Redruth was Grade II listed in June as part of the Redruth High Street Heritage Action Zone. Picture: Historic England / James O Davies

The body is holding a presentation of its plans between 10am and 2pm on Saturday, October 16. Plans to view in the Buttermarket courtyard and Market Hall and you can chat to us about what we are planning. There will be refreshments too.

The plans in advance, can be seen on the Cornwall Council Planning portal on its website.

In a statement the company said: "We are extremely proud and grateful to be supported by Historic England and Cornwall Council as part of the Redruth Heritage High Street Action Zone, whose £735,000 funding enabled us to start work on our project that has an anticipated project cost of £3.4 million.

"There’s a long way to go but we know where we’re heading and we look forward to working on this exciting new development with all our community partners, from organisations to individuals! Thank you so much to everyone who has helped or encouraged us so far."


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Redruth Revival CIC is working at breathing new life into our town centre, turning the historic Buttermarket, Mining Exchange, and Wheal Peevor Purser’s Office complex into a business & community hub.