Sad News (was Good News)

Update: 03/08/2017:

As you may (or may not) know, the Planning Application for the Rosslyn Hotel is going to Appeal.

Please, please can you object to the Planning Appeal for the Rosslyn Hotel Development. This was opposed by lots of residents, the local council and the county council. They all said “NO!”

It is very important the inspectorate in Bristol does not approve this, it could set a precedence for the other appeals: Ocean Bowl, Fish Strand Hill, and The Coachworks.

These are all surplus to the needs of the universities growth plans which are being ‘plan-led’.

You can register and log-in to the Planning Inspectorate website:

You can download a template letter from here ROSSLYN OBJ. LET 2 (Aug) or our website if you wish:


PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION, AND OBJECT BEFORE 9th August. – Get your family and friends to also object.

Councillor David Saunby (link  to facebook) wrote :”We have one chance, and one chance only, to get this right, so we are all singing from the same hymn sheet in our objections to the Inspector at Bristol. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND. We cannot sit back and do nothing. TOGETHER WE CAN WIN. It’s your town, so let’s all start supporting SAVE our FALMOUTH.”


URGENT ACTION – DEADLINE  This objection must arrive and be checked BEFORE the Inspectorate’s meeting on 9 August.

IF POSTING Suggest First Class post by 7 August at latest.


CHECK THESE   BEFORE YOU ‘SEND’ THE TEMPLATE LETTER: Add your address, date it, sign it.  Add your (handwritten) or printed reasons for objection (if they are not specified as reasons in the letter). Your related points are read and noted. They are important.   (‘opinions’ will not count).


YOU CAN INVITE THE INSPECTORATE TO VIEW:This template letter is to the Inspectorate in Bristol. The Inspectorate can be invited by you to visit the site/or your property to VIEW ‘on the spot’ any specific points that relate to that Planning Application.


Good news, 25/04/2017:

The planning department have, under delegated powers, refused the planning applications for the former Rosslyn Hotel and Four Winds pub, both on the grounds the sites are not allocated for development and the scale of the proposed development is “so substantial, exacerbated by the lack of effective control on adjacent amenity”.

Well done to all who campaigned to keep the residential status of this town, notably Save Our Falmouth and Falmouth Town Council.

Further reading in the Falmouth Packet, let’s just hope the applications don’t go to appeal.

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