Tag Archives: Glastonbury

Geared up for Glasto 2019

The world-famous Glastonbury Festival returns next week – and Somerset County Council will again be working closely with organisers to help keep hundreds of thousands of music fans moving. The Glastonbury Festival is one of the world’s biggest music events, with more than 200,000 people heading to Worthy Farm near Pilton. Somerset County Council has […]

Planning ahead for major drainage work in Glastonbury

Important work to help reduce the risk of flooding in Glastonbury is being planned to take place this autumn. The drainage system which services Chilkwell Street, Coursing Batch and Bere Lane is showing the early signs of deterioration, with several sections broken or blocked. This limits the capacity of the system which increases the risk […]

Gearing up for the Glastonbury Festival

One of the world’s biggest music festivals comes to Somerset next week – and Somerset County Council will be doing its bit to help keep the county moving. The Glastonbury Festival starts next Wednesday and sees around 200,000 music fans and thousands of cars descend on the very rural area around Pilton. Roads will be […]

Engineering scheme up for transport award

A major engineering scheme which saw the main road between Street and Glastonbury rebuilt and resurfaced in just eight days has been shortlisted for a prestigious transport award. Somerset County Council’s work to repair the A39 Causeway during October half-term is in the running for Transportation Project of the Year at the Chartered Institution of […]

Main A39 to close for major engineering scheme

Live updates on this scheme at http://www.travelsomerset.co.uk/A39  Teams will be working 24 hours a day and using innovative engineering methods next week when the main road between Street and Glastonbury is closed for major repairs. The A39 Causeway near Street will be closed from 7pm on Friday 21 October until Sunday 30 October for rebuilding […]

Plans for major engineering scheme taking shape

Innovative techniques will be used during a major engineering scheme to repair the main road between Street and Glastonbury. The A39 Causeway near Street is showing signs of structural failure and Somerset County Council announced earlier this year that a road closure would be required for permanent repairs to be carried out. Following extensive investigations […]

New ‘hub’ for public sector services opens in Glastonbury

Somerset County Council’s exciting new public sector services hub opens to the public in Glastonbury on Thursday 28 July. The new hub at Orchard Court in Glastonbury brings together the Library, Registration Services, Getset Children’s Centre, health visitors and midwives, Mendip District Council’s Access Point, Citizen’s Advice, Health Connections Mendip and a children’s nursery. Sharing […]

Refurbishment work starts on first public service hub

Refurbishment of Glastonbury Library at Orchard Court is now underway as Somerset County Council’s plans to create a public service ‘hub’ gather pace. The hub will bring together a number of County Council and other public sector services under one roof. Bringing services together into a safe, welcoming and shared space will benefit customers. It […]

Green light for Glastonbury

Somerset County Council has given the green light to plans which will bring many of Glastonbury’s public services together at the Library in Orchard Court from autumn next year. The existing library building will be refurbished to provide a modern space where residents can easily access services in one location, including Children’s Centre, Library, Citizen […]

Long awaited crossing to be installed on busy A39 Main Road in Coxley

Work to build a new pedestrian crossing on the A39 Main Road in Coxley between Wells and Glastonbury is due to start next week. Members of the community, supported by former County Councillor Ron Forrest, have long campaigned for a safe crossing point. Funding for a Puffin crossing has now been approved as part of […]