Retail, other lettings and allotments

Guidance Note

Before considering letting any of our properties please ensure you are able to comply with the terms in our guidance.

Commercial Property Guidance Note


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Retail / Catering Opportunity and Public Conveniences at Praa Sands

Description: Cornwall Council is inviting tenders for a 25 year lease of Praa Sands toilets from 1st May 2024.  This is a unique opportunity that has the potential to offer a kiosk style facility with the existing building remodelled or redeveloped to provide space for:

  • small-scale catering
  • provision of food and drinks and
  • associated retail goods together with a requirement for the continued provision of public toilets

At least 50% of the building needs to be open as a unisex public convenience on a daily basis.  This must be between the hours of 9am and 5pm from the start of the Easter school holidays through to the end of October. 
Size: The site extends to approximately 105 sq metres. The building is constructed out of concrete block which has been rendered and spar dashed and is under a pitched roof. Net Internal Areas:- Ladies 15.79 sqm, Gents 10.66 sqm, Disabled 2.96 sqm
Rent: To be decided via tender process
Contact: Tom Odling email

St Agnes

Refurbishment or development opportunity

Engine House, Wheal Kitty Workshops

Description: The Engine House is a Grade II Listed building located within Wheal Kitty Workshops, a thriving estate of multi let units that sits on an elevated site above the North Atlantic just east of the town of St Agnes. The Council offers an exciting refurbishment development opportunity for an occupant with the right vision to bring this historic building back to life.  
Size: 123 sqm (1324 sq ft) approximately
Rent: On Application
Contact: Tim Ratcliffe email

St Austell

Creakavose garages/spaces

Use: A space to park one vehicle, trailer, caravan or boat
Rent: £40.00 per annum
Address: Creakavose spaces/plots, St Stephen, St Austell
Availability: None at present.

Contact: Please telephone the Environment Service on 0300 1234 202 or email


Nothing available at present


Cornwall Council has transferred almost all previously-owned allotment sites to Town and Parish Councils.  Other allotment sites are managed by the local Town and Parish Councils relevant to their location.  This includes some in other areas of Penzance.

Parc Abnac allotments, Madron

Parc Abnac allotments at Madron are the only ones that Cornwall Council still manages. 

If the Madron allotments are the ones you are interested in, please email your:

  • full name
  • address
  • email address
  • telephone number

to  Your details will be considered to be added to the waiting list.

You are advised that the waiting time is usually lengthy and cannot be estimated.  This is because there is no regular pattern to them becoming available.

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