Truro College

  • Client Truro and Penwith College
  • Location Truro, Cornwall
  • Year 1993-Present

Since it was founded in 1993 Truro College have maintained a continuous relationship with Poynton Bradbury Architects, with commissions ranging from whole campus masterplanning and new buildings to internal adaptions, alterations and ongoing maintenance projects.

Following the design of a number of significant projects at the college Poynton Bradbury Architects were appointed for the masterplanning, design and delivery of a major new masterplan for the FE and HE campus in Truro, Cornwall.

The most recent masterplan for the site expands the campus to the West of the original Mylor Building. This new site includes HE and FE teaching facilities, a range of specialist sports and performance spaces as well as the recently constructed Valency Building, a space technology, digital and engineering centre.

Key buildings on the campus designed by Poynton Bradbury Architects include:


The college has grown from a single building and a few hundred students to an Ofsted Outstanding college with a national reputation for excellence catering for 14,000 full and part-time students across Cornwall.

Allen Building, 2003
Lynher Building, 2006
Lynher Building, 2006
Valency Building, 2021
Fal Building, 2006
Fal Building, 2006
Lynher
Allen Building, 2003
Helford Building, 2002
Kenwyn Building, 2000
Fal Building, 2006
Lynher Building, 2006
Lynher Building, 2006
Gannel Building, 2009
Seaton and White Buildings, 2012
White Building, 2012
Seaton Building, 2012
Seaton Building, 2012
White Building, 2012
Lynher Building, 2006

The past 25 years have seen remarkable growth and success in an institution which is at the heart of Cornish life, committed to enhancing the individual life chances of learners and the wider socio-economic prospects of Cornwall.

Truro College
Truro College