Tag: West Quay

Town Council Considers Key Westover proposals for Bridgwater

Bridgwater Town Council this week looked at two key action plans from Westover Councillors for the regeneration of the Town Centre and also of the Bridgwater to Taunton Canal and Docks. Cllr Brian Smedley, who brought the items to the Council’s agenda, explains the background. “The Town Centre is the focal point not only of […]

Spring Tides Underwhelm Westover

The predicted high spring tides this weekend were noticeably underwhelming as flood management staff from all the agencies easily outnumbered water weary flood tourists. Today’s high tides failed to even touch the underside of the town bridge or emerge through the drains of West Quay although a late surge in Blake Gardens did once again […]

High Spring Tides forecast – warning issued for parts of Westover

High spring tides are predicted between Saturday 1 and Tuesday 4 March. The highest is likely to be about 8am on Monday. The levels are similar to those predicted for the high tides in early January and early February. The impact of the January / February tides was increased by a tidal surge caused by […]

West Quay Pedestrianisation: Residents and Traders meet with Council Reps

Two years ago when the West Quay wall collapsed, the West Quay action group, formed by residents and traders from the stricken waterfront, made the case for Pedestrianisation in order to give the area a new lease of life upon completion of the repairs works. The Town, District and County councils backed this, being in […]

West Quay Pedestrianisation – Is It a One Way Street?

As the completion of the West Quay pedestrianisation scheme approaches, residents and traders alike are concerned at County plans which show two way traffic on what many had assumed to be a one way street. County Engineer Steve Gooding who took over the project in June of this year has confirmed the plan is to […]