Tag Archives: Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

£18m upgrade of M5 J25 moves a step closer

Ambitious plans to upgrade Junction 25 of the M5 will be going on display to the public next month. Junction 25 is the main access point to Taunton and also provides a critical link to the second strategic route into the South West – the A303 via the A358. Somerset County Council has been working […]

Roads Minister confirms good news for Somerset

Planning for the long-awaited upgrade of the A303 and A358 in Somerset is already underway, the Roads Minister told the County Council today. Andrew Jones was in the Somerset as part of a tour of the South West, looking at existing and potential projects involving the Department for Transport. This included the planned upgrading of […]

Somerset celebrates Growth Deal boost

Somerset County Council today welcomed news of millions of pounds of Government investment in employment, transport and connectivity schemes in the county. Projects in line for funding from the Growth Deal include an upgrade of Junction 25 off the M5 at Taunton and further funding for phase three of developing the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre […]