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Your views are important in helping to shape Somerset West and Taunton. We want to hear about your experiences and ideas to help us plan for positive change. What's important to you? Let us know what you think through our consultations and participation activities.

Visit our Consultation Hub to view open and closed consultations.

Wellington Place Plan

Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned consultants to prepare a Place Plan for Wellington, to inform decisions about the development, regeneration and conservation of the town and be a long-term strategy for the future of Wellington. It will also inform the future Somerset-wide Local Plan.

A public consultation on the Draft Wellington Place Plan will take place from 23 January to 20 February 2023.

Changes proposed for selected tennis courts in Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is asking the public to have their say on refurbishment and future maintenance proposals for its tennis courts at Vivary Park and Taunton Green, Cheddon Road, Taunton.

A public consultation on the proposed changes proposed for selected tennis courts in Taunton will take place from 31 January 2023 to 27 February 2023.

Somerset Statement of Community InvolvementĀ 

As part of preparing for the new Somerset Council, the County Council and District Councils are currently consulting on a new Statement of Community Involvement (SCI). The new SCI will set out how the new Somerset Council will involve our communities, organisations and other interested parties in the planning process. This includes consultation when preparing future planning policy documents, and how we will involve people and organisations when we assess and decide on planning applications for new development. Consultation on the document is taking place between 1 February and 16 March 2023.

To view the document and comment, please visit the consultation website.