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St Austell - Wikipedia. St Austell (; Cornish: S. It is situated on the south coast, approximately 1. Bodmin and 3. 0 miles (4. Devon. Austelles is nothing notable but the paroch chirch. The clay industry really only came into its own during the mid 1. The success and high profitability of the industry attracted many families whose breadwinner had been put out of work by the depression in the local metal mining industry, and increased the population of the town considerably.
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This meant that more shops and businesses took root, providing more jobs and improving trade. This, along with other factors, led to St Austell becoming one of the ten most important commercial centres of Cornwall. Redevelopment. The redevelopment attracted heavy opposition from its outset. It was also announced that 5. This would mean New Look relocating from its current premises in Fore Street and the return of Peacocks to St Austell following the demolition of its old store to make way for the new development. Bonmarche has since closed.
The Torchlight Procession has become an important event in the town's calendar, heralding in the Winter celebrations and drawing thousands of people from across Cornwall and Devon. The event is run by a small group of non affiliated volunteers. The St Austell and Clay Country Eco- town is a plan for several new settlements around St Austell on old Imerys sites. It was given outline government approval in July 2. The development was initially proposed in 2. Before 2. 01. 0 it was in the Truro and St Austell seat.
Local government. Its flagship beer is St Austell Tribute; a number of other ales are brewed but are less commonly sold outside Cornwall. St Austell Brewery's first public house,'The Seven Stars Inn' purchased in 1. East Hill in the town. Tregonissey House, the site of the company's first steam Brewery, built in 1. Market Hill. A Brewery museum and Visitor Centre is open to the public on the present Brewery site in Trevarthian Road. Tourism. Tourists are drawn to the area by nearby beaches and attractions such as the Eden Project, sited in a former clay pit, and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.
The China Clay Country Park, in a former china- clay pit two miles north of the town, tells the story of the men, women and children who lived, worked and played in the shadow of the clay tips around St Austell. St Austell is home to several public houses, numerous high street retailers, and several independent shops, many of which cater for tourists. The town has a small museum which is situated in the Market House. A Brewery Museum and Visitor Centre is situated on the site of the St Austell Brewery in Trevarthian Road. Newspaper and radio. It launched in January 2. Trewoon in the west to Tywardreath in the east.
Landmarks. Of other notable architects from St Austell include John Goode, who contributed considerably during the 1. Two branch lines west of the town were later opened to serve the china clay industry; the Newquay and Cornwall Junction Railway which is still partly open, and the short- lived Trenance Valley line. The Cornish Main Line in St Austell is quite renowned for its viaduct which passes through the Gover Valley and Trenance areas of the town. In the early years trains from St Austell had to push wagons over the tall, curving viaduct to shunt this siding.
The Great Western Railway's instructions stated that: . Train services today operate west to Truro and Penzance, and east to Plymouth and London. There are also three services on most days to the North of England and Scotland. National Express coach services call here, a dedicated link operates to the Eden Project, and local buses operate to villages such as Fowey and Mevagissey. The town can be accessed by the A3.
Liskeard to Truro, or by the A3. Bodmin, or by the A3. Newquay. In addition there are the B3. Mevagissey, the B3. Padstow and the A3. Fowey. St Austell bus station.
The bus station is located in the forecourt of the railway station, formerly a railway goods yard. It now comprises seven stands and shares facilities such as a taxi rank and buffet with the adjoining railway station which is operated by First Great Western, a sister company to the main local bus operator.
Local services are provided by First South West. Long- distance coach services are part of the National Express Coaches network. These first services ran to St Columb Road via St Dennis. A bus garage was later provided nearby in Eliot Road, next to the railway's new goods yard. The network was progressively extended over the next twenty years, after which time the services were transferred to the Western National Omnibus Company, formed in 1. The College is based at John Keay House, which is also home to the college group's headquarters. Health services. The hospital provides a number of inpatient beds and services as well as a range of outpatient clinics.
Maternity services are also provided on site at the Penrice Birthing Unit. The hospital provides some urgent treatment at its minor injury unit, with the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske, Truro handling more serious cases.
Religious sites. By 1. Priory of Tywardreath by the Cardinhams: this continued until 1. There was originally a Norman church here, of which some remains may be seen. The present church is of the 1.
All four outside walls bear sculptural groups in carved niches: the Twelve Apostles in three groups on the north, east and south; the Holy Trinity above the Annunciation and below that the Risen Christ between two saints on the west. The tower can be dated to between 1. Bishop Courtenay, and the walls are faced in Pentewan stone.
The organ was built by Messrs Bryceson Brothers and Ellis and cost circa . A new rural deanery of St Austell was established in 1. The style of worship of the parish church is in the Evangelical tradition of the Church of England. The two chapels- of- ease are All Saints, Pentewan, and St Levan's, Higher Porthpean. In the 1. 9th century the following parishes were created out of St Austell parish: St Blazey (1.
Charlestown (1. 84. Treverbyn (1. 84.
Par (1. 84. 6 out of St Blazey and Tywardreath). Quakers. It was covered by about 6 ft (1. A high stone wall bounds the remaining acre of land; access can be gained through a wrought iron gate. Approximately forty of the headstones from Tregongeeves were removed and are now located at the Friends meeting house in the High Cross Street in St Austell, just below the high wall which surrounds St Austell railway station. That meeting house is still in use. Speedway. The sport was a hit during various years, between 1.
Cornish Stadium – now Stadium Retail Park, home of Cornish Market World. The sport returned to the area in the late 1. Clay Country Moto Parc, located at Old Pound, Nanpean. The club operated as the St Austell Gulls for four years, until the club changed ownership, and moved up a league to the Premier League, re- formed as the Trelawny JAG Tigers, until site owners Imerys Minerals Ltd ended the lease. Speedway has not been held in Cornwall since. Many attempts have been made to re- introduce the sport, but none have got past planning permission. The two highest profile bids were at Par Moor Motor Museum and St Eval Raceway.
The owner of the land for the Par Moor bid confirmed that he would rent the land for speedway but locals objected. The St Eval bid failed after residents expressed fears about noise. Stock car racing. Numerous championships were run here, including the 1. Bri. SCA World Championship for Formula 2 cars, won by Jimmy Murray from N.
Ireland. It closed its doors in 1. St Austell Football Club was formed on 1. September 1. 89. 0. In 1. 90. 8 the club won its first trophy: the Cornwall Charity Cup. The club achieved some success in the late 1. Senior Cup and Charity Cup twice.
In May 2. 00. 9, the team won the Senior Cup with a closely fought 3–2 victory over Saltash United. St Austell RFC currently play in the Tribute Western Counties West league and the club supports two senior teams, a ladies team and 1. Founded in 1. 96. St Austell RFC has played at the Tregorrick Park ground since their move from Cromwell Road in the 1.
Asda supermarket. Tregorrick Park also hosts a gym, sports hall, squash courts, bar, function room and holds local events such as firework displays and schools cross country competitions. Cricket. St Austell Cricket Club currently supports 4 senior teams, a ladies team and youth teams.
Facilities at Wheal Eliza includes two playing fields with their own changing room facilities enabling St Austell Cricket Club to hold two competitive matches every match day. The club also has a pavilion, scorebox, artificial and grass nets. See also. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2.
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