Campaigners fight housing plans for Cornwall

Plans to build more than 45,000 homes in Cornwall by 2030 have been described by rural campaigners as an invasion of the countryside.

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Rural campaigners blast Cornwall building schemes.

Campaigners say The Duchy is the fastest growing part of Britain for housebuilding Credit: ITV Westcountry

Plans to build more than 45,000 new homes in Cornwall by 2030 have been described by rural campaigners as an invasion of the countryside.

CPRE Cornwall says the speed of the building work, which is the size of five Truros, does not stem from local need. It says housing growth in the Duchy is faster than anywhere else in the UK.

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