Category: Town Development

Town Development Forum Scrutinises ‘Town Deal Fund’

On Tuesday 23rd November Bridgwater Town Council’s Town Development Forum met to scrutinise the long awaited Town Deal Fund.  The meeting was held in  Bridgwater Town Hall and featured  KEITH THOMAS the lead consultant for PER Consultants alongside the Town Council’s Economy Portfolio Holder  Cllr Mick Lerry. Bridgwater Town Deal includes some £22.6 million for […]

“Give them a yard…..”

Sedgemoor District Council’s prestige Northgate Project was hit by a wave of criticism at Full Council today as Labour councillors expressed anger at the unilateral naming of the project ‘Northgate Yard’ without any consultation with ward members or the people of Bridgwater. Leader of the Labour Group, Westover Councillor Brian Smedley, said “This is a […]

Brewery Field Consultation Launched at Town Development Forum

Following approval of the plans for a new leisure complex on the Northgate site consultation on the next phase-turning the Brewery Field into a town centre park- has been launched tonight at the Town Council’s ‘Town Development Forum’. The meeting was chaired by Town Council Leader Cllr Brian Smedley (Westover) and notes taken by Deputy […]

Leisure Returns to Northgate as Sedgemoor backs £15 Million Regeneration Project

Leisure led regeneration will finally return to Northgate following a vote today by Sedgemoor District Council members to approve the project for a 7 screen state of the art cinema and an 8 lane bowling centre on the site of the former Sedgemoor Splash. Members agreed to proceed to the construction phase of the project […]

‘New Northgate Development Must Be Responsive to Climate Emergency’ say Labour Councillors

As new plans for the next steps at Northgate, Bridgwater for the development of a new cinema and leisure scheme on council-owned land Sedgemoor Labour councillors combined support for the much-needed facility along with raising concerns for environmental considerations. Sedgmoor District Council consider that the Northgate scheme will be an important addition to the town […]