Blog 2017-05-25T15:41:49+00:00

Fairglen: One of the largest Passivhaus developments in Cornwall

Neil Dolley from Lilly Lewarne recently featured in an article in Premier Construction Magazine (click here for article) discussing our fantastic new project; 20 new Passivhaus Eco homes for Phase 2 of Fairglen in Hayle for Percy Williams & Sons Ltd

Construction on Phase 2 commenced in May 2016 with each terraced/semi-detached unit being constructed to meet full Passivhaus standards. Passivhaus was originally a German concept on Eco house construction that ultimately the aim is to achieve over 80% lower heating bills. Plots 1 and 2 are now nearing completion, for more information regarding the scheme and more in depth look visit their website Fairglen.

Lilly Lewarne also worked very closely with Ben Quinn at Cube Vision Studio to develop accurate computer generated depictions of the homes as featured here. The images ended up being so realistic they fooled many into thinking the scheme had already finished!


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March 24th, 2017|Categories: Building Commenced|

Lilly Lewarne collaborate with Falmouth University for new All Saints Church, Truro

Lilly Lewarne are pleased to be collaborating with Falmouth University and All Saints Church in Highertown, Truro for a new Community Hub. Architect Patrick Clark met with first and second year Architecture students last month to generate ideas, brief and design. Their initial ideas and proposals were exhibited at All Saints from Thursday, March 9th until Sunday March 12th. For more info on the project visit: The 10-10 Project

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March 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

New Plans for The Headland Hotel – Newquay

We have been working hard over the last few months to finalise plans for a new state of the-art leisure complex at The Headland in Newquay which has now been submitted for planning. The new building will be built on the old tennis courts and will encompass a new swimming pool, relaxation area, and external terrace that can be enjoyed all year round open to guests and locals alike. Our drawings and 3D visualisation walkthrough can be viewed at The Headland from 21st – 22nd March, 10am-8pm and any comments on the scheme are welcomed. For more info visit here: The Headland

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March 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Contemporary Dwelling near St. Mawes almost complete.

It’s been a long journey and a massive effort but we are almost there! Contemporary house near St. Mawes – Designed and led by Lilly Lewarne Practice with P. Chapman Construction’s excellent attention to detail.

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November 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

New Birthing Centre gets underway at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Lilly Lewarne are excited to be involved with the design and construction of the new birthing centre at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro. Work has now commenced on site with Kier as the framework contractor. The centre will provide 4 new state of the art suites complete with pools in order to cater for water births. Importantly the design of the new suites are primarily Midwife led units, aiming to provide a non-clinical homely environment for mums to make their experience as natural and comfortable as possible.

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October 11th, 2016|Categories: Building Commenced|

Application for Replacement Dwelling wins at Appeal on the Roseland

Lilly Lewarne are very pleased to announce that a replacement contemporary dwelling on the Roseland Penninsula has been granted planning approval after going to appeal. The proposals were originally turned down in April but LLP felt that the reasons for refusal were not justified and as such advised that this decision should be challenged. The report from the appeal committee summarised that…

“[the area has] relatively complex rooflines which do not maintain a particularly vernacular appearance. In this particular respect, the proposed mono-pitched roof would be consistent with the contemporary appearance of these neighbouring dwellings…[and] therefore conclude(s) that the proposed development [will] have an acceptable effect on the character and appearance of the Cornwall AONB”.

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September 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|