Tag Archives: Chip Lane

Chairman sees Royal Mail getting the festive season sorted

Chairman of the Council, Councillor Nigel Taylor, visited Taunton’s Royal Mail sorting office today to see the county’s postal system gearing up for its biggest week of the year. The Chip Lane office handles post for the TA and Yeovil postcodes and expects to process more than 300,000 items each day this week. There were […]

Work underway on new bridge at Firepool in Taunton

Work to build a new 110-metre bridge over the River Tone and Canal in Taunton is continuing this week. The bridge at Firepool is the latest phase of the Northern Inner Distributor Road (NIDR) scheme, a £22 million project led by Somerset County Council to provide a link from Priory Avenue to Staplegrove Road. It […]

Footbridge in Taunton opens to pedestrians

A new footbridge over the railway at Chip Lane in Taunton will open to pedestrians this Wednesday 16 July 2014. The new replacement bridge, which is four metres wide, will restore a well-used pedestrian route for many people in the local area. Some finishing touches need to be made before the ramped access on the […]