Britain's Greatest Street

An historic road in West Cornwall is going up against London and Liverpool for the title of Britain's Greatest Street. Chapel Street in Penzance has made the final three in the national 'Urbanism Awards'.

Cornish towns fail to win 'Greatest' awards

Chapel Street in Penzance made it through to the final three of the Urbanism Awards. Credit: ITV Westcountry

Falmouth and Penzance missed out on the top awards at last night's Urbanism Awards.

Both Cornish towns made it into the final three of an event organised by The Academy of Urbanism.

Falmouth lost out to Galway in Ireland for the Great Town Award. And the Great Street Award was won by Hope Street in Liverpool, pipping Chapel Street in Penzance to the title.

Cornish towns shortlisted for awards

An historic road in West Cornwall is going up against London and Liverpool for the title of Britain's Greatest Street.

Chapel Street in Penzance has made the final three in the national 'Urbanism Awards', a celebration of architecture, culture and community run by the Academy of Urbanism.

And Falmouth will also be taking on Shrewsbury and Galway for the Great Town award.

Both will find out if they've won at a ceremony on Friday night.

Kathy Wardle reports:

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Penzance and Falmouth shortlisted for awards

An historic road in West Cornwall is going up against London and Liverpool for the title of Britain's Greatest Street.

Chapel Street in Penzance has made the final three in the national 'Urbanism Awards', a celebration of architecture, culture and community run by the Academy of Urbanism.

And Falmouth will also be taking on Shrewsbury and Galway for the Great Town award.

Both will find out if they've won at a ceremony on Friday night.

Jeremy Edwards from Falmouth Chamber of Commerce explains why Falmouth should win:

Penzance street could be named Britain's best

An historic road in West Cornwall is going up against London and Liverpool for the title of Britain's Greatest Street.

Chapel Street in Penzance has made the final three in the national 'Urbanism Awards', a celebration of architecture, culture and community run by the Academy of Urbanism.

Shop owner Emily Kavanaugh explains why the street is so special:

Cornish street enters 'Greatest Street' competition

Chapel Street, Penzance. Credit: ITV Westcountry

An historic road in West Cornwall is going up against London and Liverpool for the title of Britain's Greatest Street.

Chapel Street in Penzance has made the final three in the national 'Urbanism Awards', a celebration of architecture, culture and community run by the Academy of Urbanism.

Falmouth will also be taking on Shrewsbury and Galway for the Great Town award.

Both will find out if they've won at a ceremony on Friday night.