Category: Town Centre

Sedgemoor Finally Acts on Classic Buildings

Sedgemoor District Council has this week successfully prosecuted the former owner of the semi-derelict ‘1 – 5 Classic Buildings’ at Penel Orlieu in Bridgwater, as a result of the condition of the building. Following various failed attempts to secure a voluntary improvement in the condition of the building, the Council last year used statutory powers […]

It’s Snowflakes and Shopping time!!!

Bridgwater Town Team are pleased to announce that the annual Snowflakes and Shopping  Switch-On event will take place on Friday 25th November from approximately 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.   There are no road closures in Eastover during the day and all of Bridgwater – the businesses, shops, restaurants – will all be open for business.  […]

Labour Members push Sedgemoor Tories on Celebration Mile

Sedgemoor District Council Portfolio Holder for Business and Development Mike Caswell (Con, Quantocks) came under pressure from almost every Bridgwater Labour Councillor today at Full Council over his claims that the long promised ‘Celebration Mile’ is a ‘High priority’ project although ‘progress is slow’. The Celebration Mile stretches from Railway Station to Bridgwater Docks and […]

New Eastover Web Site Launched

Just across the river from Westover is (oddly) Eastover. This is the part of the Town Centre where a new hotel will be built, where the Post Office was relocated to and where a length of stone in the shape of a rope wends it’s way through the riverside pavement originally intended to be fibre-optically […]

Which Way Forward for Bridgwater Town Centre

A group of councillors, traders, town and district council officers and shoppers toured Bridgwater Town Centre reviewing the previously agreedTown Centre Action Plan (as adopted 7.8.2014). The following report is an update with comments. 1. Definition of the Town Centre;- The Town Centre is bounded by 4 ‘Gateway’ points – a) West Gate;- The degeneration […]