Category: Hinkley Point

EDF Endgame as St Mary street to re-open by end of month

At a special meeting at the Town Hall today EDF reps confirmed that works would start on the final phasing of the Taunton road/Broadway junction works on 16th of June and with the newly agreed night-working, St Mary street would be open by the 29th. The end is now finally in sight for the longsuffering […]

Light at the end of the tunnel for EDF roadworks?

Hard pressed town traders and Bridgwater commuters caught up in the traffic chaos caused by the SCC/EDF road works on the Taunton road Broadway junction will be told this week that good progress is being made , that the works are now ahead of schedule and that EDF are confident they’ll now have the job […]

Town Council ‘Still Not Convinced’ after round table meeting with EDF & SCC

Bridgwater Town Councillors who recently passed a motion calling for a halt to EDF’s ‘junction improvements’ programme and to revisit the idea of a By-Pass as a lasting solution to Bridgwater’s traffic problems today met with both EDF and Somerset County Council reps at the Town Hall to put their concerns to the By-Pass deniers. […]

Anger at EDF roads programme as Town Council repeats call for Bridgwater By-Pass

With the town of Bridgwater on the brink of traffic chaos due to a chain of works designed to ‘help’ the proposed Hinkley Point development, starting this coming week with the crucial Taunton road/Broadway crossroads, the Labour controlled Bridgwater Town Council has reacted angrily to statements from the EDF spokesman suggesting that the outcome will […]

Councillors anger at ‘pointless‘ EDF road works that could last a year

Members of the Labour group on Bridgwater Town Council met with EDF spokesman David Eccles yesterday to find out more about plans for roadworks on the Taunton road/ Broadway junction due to start in January and which could last for a year but bring very little change. EDF Energy will start work at the junction […]