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MP George Eustice opens Camborne Public Rooms

By West Briton  |  Posted: August 08, 2013

George Eustice, MP, left, and the chairman of Coastline Housing, Derek Law, MBE, officially cut a cake for new residents during the opening of Camborne Public Rooms.

George Eustice, MP, left, and the chairman of Coastline Housing, Derek Law, MBE, officially cut a cake for new residents during the opening of Camborne Public Rooms.

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CAMBORNE, Redruth and Hayle MP George Eustice has officially opened the newly restored £3 million Camborne Public Rooms on behalf of Coastline Housing.

Formerly the Public Assembly Rooms, Camborne Public Rooms has been redeveloped into a supported housing scheme for older people, or those with disabilities.

The scheme is made up of 18 apartments, including two that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users.

Robert Nettleton, chief executive of Coastline Housing, said: "We are delighted that we have been able to regenerate such an important and historic building at the gateway to Camborne, and provide more people with affordable places to live in their local community."

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  • break  |  August 08 2013, 9:33PM

    Coastline Housing is delighted that its been able to regenerate such an important and historic building? So why did local people have to launch a fairly big campaign to have it saved? Coastline Housing were the ones that wanted to demolish it, it just seems ignorant of Coastline to make out it was their intention all along to restore the building, and not say anything about the community's campaign to save it. Coastline do deserve some applaud for renovating the building, but some applaud also needs to be given to the people involved in the campaign to save it.

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