University College Falmouth
The £3m media centre opens on the Tremough site for the University College Falmouth.
The University of Exeter establishes a western outpost here.
The Townscape Heritage Initiative, a lottery funded scheme to refurbish properties in Penryn, begins.
The Design Centre
The design centre at the University College opens.
An Archaeological Dig
An archaeological dig at the Glasney site reveals foundations of the south chapel, south transept and a possible chapter house, as well as a pillar base in the south choir aisle, an external cobbled area, graves and 14th century floor tiles, with designs including fish, birds and flowers.
Annear’s old coal yard is transformed into the innovative eco and energy efficient new Jubilee Wharf.
Tremough Photography Centre
The photography centre at Tremough opens.
Under the Townscape Heritage Initiative 27 buildings including the town hall are refurbished.
The Performance Centre
The performance centre opens at the University College, following a merger with Dartington College of Arts.
A New Census
The population of Penryn in the census is 6,812.
The University College Falmouth is granted full university status and becomes Falmouth University.
Penryn hosts the annual Cornish Gorsedh ceremony on the historic site of Glasney College.
Penryn has in many ways, come full circle.
The building of Glasney College in 1265 put the town on the map.
Now with the Falmouth University and the University of Exeter, Penryn is thriving once again.