FCBStudios has unveiled plans for the second phase of the regeneration of North Hayle Harbour, which will deliver 377 new homes
The next phase of the regeneration of North Hayle Harbour will deliver 377 homes alongside extensive community facilities, establishing it as a residential, visitor, business and cultural destination.
FCBStudios and Sennybridge have submitted detailed proposals to Cornwall Council for a £200m mixed-use development in the seaside town of Hayle to deliver housing, community and commercial space.
Construction work started earlier this year on phase one of the FCBStudios masterplan to develop quayside homes, shops, restaurants and public space.
Put Hayle Harbour on the map
Simon Wright, CEO of Sennybridge, said: “From the outset our clear aim is to deliver a project which greatly enhances the local area and its economy, brings benefits to the local community, protects and promotes its heritage and puts Hayle Harbour on the map as a desirable destination.
“At the heart of these proposals is a commitment to quality of design, support for local marine industries and water users, promoting a busy and successful working harbour and creating a bustling and lively waterside quarter which is open to the community and visitors year-round.”
A filmhouse and art gallery on the harbour will be the focal point for a creative community of workshops that will bring social and economic activity to the waterfront.
There will also be a water sports centre, and plans for waterside and harbour improvements including a new footbridge, new quayside toilets and showers, improved facilities for local fishermen, wharf extension and dry berth facility, new workshops, slipway improvements for local water sports clubs and additional moorings.
Shape the vision for the port
Matt Williams, associate at FCBStudios, commented: “We have been involved in the regeneration of this significant brownfield site for 10 years and have had the unique opportunity to shape the vision for the port.
“Located within the UNESCO World Heritage Cornwall and West Devon Mining landscape, Hayle has exceptional beauty, inspirational history and a community, engaged with its future – all of which has helped to influence the emerging designs.
“With the construction work of our first phase fully underway, this next phase will deliver the facilities and housing that will support the continued economic and community success of the town.”