Overview for Fore Street, PENZANCE, TR18 5LD

Introduction

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in the Penwith district of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is the most westerly major town in Cornwall and is about 64 miles (103 km) west-southwest of Plymouth and 255 miles (410 km) west-southwest of London. Situated in the shelter of Mount's Bay, the town faces south-east onto the English Channel, is bordered to the west by the fishing port of Newlyn, to the north by the civil parish of Madron and to the east by the civil parish of Ludgvan. The civil parish includes the town of Newlyn and the villages of Mousehole, Paul, Gulval, and Heamoor. Granted various royal charters from 1512 onwards and incorporated on 9 May 1614, it has a population of 21,200 (2011 census).

Penzance's former main street Chapel Street has a number of interesting features, including the Egyptian House, The Admiral Benbow public house (home to a real life 1800s smuggling gang and allegedly the inspiration for Treasure Island's "Admiral Benbow Inn"), the Union Hotel (including a Georgian theatre which is no longer in use), and Branwell House, where the mother and aunt of the famous Brontë sisters once lived. Regency and Georgian terraces and houses are common in some parts of the town. The nearby sub-tropical Morrab Gardens has a large collection of tender trees and shrubs, many of which cannot be grown outdoors anywhere else in the UK. Also of interest is the seafront with its promenade and the open-air seawater Jubilee Pool (one of the oldest surviving Art Deco swimming baths in the country).

Penzance is the base of the pirates in Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera The Pirates of Penzance. At the time the libretto was written, 1879, Penzance had become popular as a peaceful resort town, so the idea of it being overrun by pirates was amusing to contemporaries.

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Summary for Fore Street, PENZANCE, TR18 5LD

South West
This postcode is in the parish of
Penzance
in
Mousehole, Newlyn & St Buryan
within
Cornwall
Rural/Urban
Urban City and town   ?

Roadworks near TR18 5LD

Today's roadworks within 3 miles
Planned
2
In Progress
8
Completed
0
Cancelled
3

Road Safety near TR18 5LD

Details of personal injury accidents in and around Fore Street, TR18 5LD that have been reported to Devon & Cornwall Police over the past 20 years.

Traffic Levels near TR18 5LD

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Member of UK Parliament

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Most Recent House Sales for Fore Street, TR18 5LD

134 FORE STREET, TR18 5LD
13 Oct 2022
£262,500
GWAVAS HOUSE, 136 FORE STREET, TR18 5LD
20 Jul 2022
£400,000
128 FORE STREET, TR18 5LD
19 Jun 2001
£60,000

Local Petrol Station Prices

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Diesel Standard (B7)
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Coordinates for TR18 5LD

Latitude
50.100375
Longitude
-5.544704

Residents at TR18 5LD

Households
3
Male
1
Female
2
People per Household
1.00

Sunrise and Sunset at TR18 5LD

Sunrise
05:09
Sunset
21:35

Traffic Emission and Congestion Zones

TR18 5LD is not covered by a Traffic Emission or Congestion Zone

Historical Weather Summary

Clear12.19%
Cloudy33.56%
Rain8.67%
Windy45.58%
Other0.00%

Population

Cornwall
564,000

Deprivation Index

32.3 England
The lower the score (out of 100),
the more deprived the postcode

Average Energy Performance

Domestic Certificates

Companies Registered at TR18 5LD

Active
None

Postcode Details for TR18 5LD

Introduced
1 Jan 1980

Recent Updates

3 Jun 2024
Sold House Price data updated for April 2024
2 Jun 2024
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29 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated April 2024
16 May 2024
Schools Data updated for May 2024
9 May 2024
Companies Data updated for April 2024
3 May 2024
Police and Crime data updated for March 2024
2 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated March 2024
2 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (Scotland) updated January to March 2024

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