Tag Archives: Monkton Heathfield

Monkton Heathfield bus gate work nearing completion

Major developer works to install a new bus gate and improve pedestrian facilities in Monkton Heathfield are nearing completion. The bus gate on Bridgwater Road and improvements to the Milton Hill junction form a key part of the development masterplan for the area and have been funded and delivered by developers Persimmon. The bus gate […]

Next phase of road improvements for Monkton Heathfield

The next phase of major development in Monkton Heathfield is due to start next month with the installation of a new bus gate. Plans for new homes, a new local centre and the relocation of West Monkton Primary School were approved by the Planning Inspector back in 2008 and included a legal agreement for the […]

New beginnings for West Monkton Primary School

Children, staff and parents of West Monkton Primary School have today celebrated the first day in their brand new school building. The 14 classroom school, on the new Monkton Heathfield estate, is replacing the old 10 classroom building on School Road. It has been developed to cope with the expected demand for school places created […]

Next phase of road improvements for Monkton Heathfield

The next phase of major development in Monkton Heathfield will get underway this summer with the start of key road improvements. Plans for new homes, a new local centre and the relocation of West Monkton Primary School were approved by the Planning Inspector back in 2008 and included a legal agreement for the developers Persimmon […]

New bypass in Somerset now open

A new £7.2 million bypass in Taunton, Somerset has opened this week. The new ‘Eastern Relief Road’ near to Monkton Heathfield has taken three years to construct and is the first phase of a project aimed at easing congestion in the community, in particular along the A38 in the Monkton Heathfield area, where thousands of […]

New crossing to be installed on busy road in Monkton Heathfield

Work to install a new crossing to provide safe access to two schools in Monkton Heathfield is due to start on Monday (23 March). Somerset County Council will be constructing the puffin crossing on the A3259 Heathfield Road between the junctions of Mead Way and Elms Estate. This is on one of the main routes […]

Primary school set to move and expand

Proposals to relocate and expand West Monkton Primary School will be available to members of the public at a special drop-in event next month. The expansion is needed because the current school building in School Road does not have the capacity to cope with the expected demand from nearby developments which will bring around 1,000 […]