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Housing Estates

Housing and social housing in and around Penzance in area and date order

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Penalverne Estate

Penalverne Estate was built in the early 1930s. The entire land was purchased from Col. Bolitho for £8,000 in March 1932. You can read the history here
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Treneere Estate

Built on the grounds of Treneere Manor at a at cost of £146,000 in April 1937. The land was rumoured to be purchased for as little as £8,000. Built by contractors E. Dennis and son, and the roads and sewers by contractors Northcott and Sons of Exeter. Building Treneere Estate
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Gwavas Eastate

Gwavas Estate was built in 1936 by E. Dennis and Sons of Camelford. The contract to build the estate was tendered for the total sum of £79,131 and work began in 1937 one year before Treneere Estate.
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Alverton Estate

Alverton housing estate opened by Princess Anne
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