St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration (StARR) Project

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On this page you will find information on the St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration (StARR) Project.

StARR Delivery Team

The organisations below make up the delivery team working on the StARR project:

  • Environment Service at Cornwall Council
  • The Environment Agency
  • Project Assurance - Strategic Projects team at Cornwall Council
  • Project Commissioning - Capital Projects team at Cornwall Council
  • Project Management - Mace Ward Joint Venture
  • Design (Cornwall Council work) - Cormac Solutions Ltd and partners. AECOM
  • Design (Environment Agency work) - Mott MacDonald
  • Management of ERDF contract - Cornwall Development Company
  • South West Water
  • Natural flood management advice - Westcountry Rivers Trust
  • Management plans and improvement of conservation status - University of Exeter

View the StARR team structure chart and functions

StARR Delivery

The designs are being delivered by Cornwall Council and the Environment Agency.

Cornwall Council

Cornwall Council is responsible for delivering the infrastructure works and natural flood management measures at:

The Cornwall Council team is working with their arms-length company Designers:

  • Cormac Solutions Ltd and
  • partner, AECOM

Environment Agency

The Environment Agency is responsible for delivering the main river works with their Designer, Mott MacDonald.  The interventions (from North to South) are:

  • Asset 6530 Embankment with masonry wall revetment (near Ponts Mill)
  • Asset 7124 Railway embankment with masonry wall revetment (Par River)
  • Asset 58391 Railway embankment with masonry wall revetment (Par River)
  • Highway dam penstocks (north of A390, St Blazey Bridge area)
  • Asset 7024 Gabions (north of A390, St Blazey Bridge area near highway dam)
  • Asset 6954 Earth bank (culvert wing wall) (NE of St Blazey Bridge, near A390 highway dam)
  • Asset 7071 Earth bank (culvert wing wall) (NE of St Blazey Bridge, near A390 highway dam)
  • Asset 57916 Gabions (Par River, south of St Blazey Bridge)
  • Asset 57423 Embankment (Par River) (Kilhallon)
  • St Andrew’s Road Bridge sheet pile walls (Treffry Canal)
  • St Andrew’s Road Bridge gravity wall (Treffry Canal)
  • Asset 5897 Railway embankment (weir)
  • New raised footpath embankment (south of St Andrew’s Road in the park)
  • Asset 58132 Embankment with masonry wall revetment (Par River)
  • Asset 6528 Sheet pile wall (near Roselyon Place)
  • Asset 6287 Sheet pile wall (near Roselyon Place)
  • Asset 6288 Gabions (toe protection) (near Roselyon Place)
  • Asset 5803 and 5804 Embankment
  • Asset 5798 set-back sheet piles
  • A3082 culvert (Par River)
  • Asset 5800/113072 Channel bed/Reno mattress

StARR Project Newsletter

Welcome to the StARR project newsletter.  A great way to keep up to date with the StARR project every month.

Let's Talk Cornwall

StARR has a home on the new Let's Talk Cornwall website.

We met with you in June 2019 and shared information about the progress of the StARR project and we were planning another event last summer. Coronavirus meant that we were unable to do this safely. Instead we've added everything you need to know about StARR on the Council's Let's Talk Cornwall pages.

As well as keeping you up to date on StARR, we'd love to hear your ideas and feedback on what else you and your community could do to make Par and St Blazey even more resilient against flooding.

Find the StARR Project on:  Let's Talk Cornwall.

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