Tag Archives: Bridgwater

Find out more about the Colley Lane Southern Access Road

Construction of a new multi-million pound link road in Bridgwater is now underway – and residents are invited to two drop-in events next week to meet the contractor and find out more. The £18.4m Colley Lane Southern Access Road (CLSAR) plans include two new bridges, 840 metres of carriageway and new cycle and footways. The […]

Cash boost for vital infrastructure moves step closer

Local authorities in Somerset have welcomed news that the first step of an ambitious bid for government cash to improve local infrastructure has been successful. Today’s announcement from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government means Somerset County Council’s application for ‘forward funding’ under the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) will progress to the next […]

Colley Lane plans taking shape

Construction of a new multi-million pound link road in Bridgwater is set to start in early April following the signing of a key contract. The £18.4m Colley Lane Southern Access Road (CLSAR) plans include two new bridges, 840 metres of carriageway and new cycle and footways. The scheme will help ease congestion along Taunton Road […]

A39 at Walton closed for resurfacing next week

Drivers are reminded that a key route between Bridgwater and Street will be closed next week for major resurfacing works. The essential work on the A39 Main Street at Walton is the latest phase of significant highway maintenance investment along the A39 corridor in recent times. Works start at approximately 7am on Monday 5 February […]

Green light for Colley Lane scheme

A multi-million pound link road which will provide traffic relief to several key locations across the south east of Bridgwater was formally approved today. Somerset County Council’s Cabinet unanimously voted to appoint a contractor for the £18.4m Colley Lane Southern Access Road (CLSAR) scheme following an extensive procurement process. The contract will be signed after […]

New cycleway open in Cannington

Cyclists and pedestrians received a boost yesterday (Monday 11 December) when a new footway/cycleway officially opened which links Cannington to Sandford Corner. Cllr David Hall, Cabinet Member for Resources & Economic Development at Somerset County Council and guests celebrated the opening of a new 1.2KM (0.75 miles) footway/ cycleway alongside the A39 between Cannington and […]

Temporary increase in road deliveries to HPC to be considered later this month

EDF Energy has proposed a temporary increase in the number of road deliveries made to Hinkley Point C, before the completion of the jetty which will allow deliveries by sea. The request to increase the number of HGV movements by up to 250 a day while work continues on the project’s jetty has been made […]

Colley Lane decision taken this month

A decision on the long-awaited £18.4m Colley Lane Southern Access Road in Bridgwater will be considered when Somerset County Council’s Cabinet meet later this month. Cabinet will meet on 13 December to decide whether to award the contract for the Colley Lane Southern Access Road (CLSAR) scheme to be built. If approved, the new route […]

Help Vulnerable People In Custody

Volunteers are needed to help support young people or vulnerable adult detainees who enter police custody. Somerset County Council’s Youth Offending Team is appealing for more volunteers to act as ‘Appropriate Adults’ helping young people or vulnerable adults understand what is happening to them whilst in police custody and why. Appropriate adults support and ensure […]

Join the river adventure – multi-media production opens at Bridgwater Library

Local stories of the River Parrett are being brought to life in a three week long spectacular multi-media experience at Bridgwater Library – ‘Out of the Mouth of the Parrett’. The light, sound, video and live performance production transforms the library and immerses visitors in real life stories, hidden treasures and the glorious landscapes of […]