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WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JULY?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JULY?

As the sun shines over Somerset, there will be a focus on site to progress the earthworks. This means removing and transporting topsoil and involves lorries traversing the site for the foreseeable future. You will also continue to see drainage basins being...

EASTERN NEIGHBOURHOOD DESIGN GUIDE CONSULTATION – GET INVOLVED

EASTERN NEIGHBOURHOOD DESIGN GUIDE CONSULTATION – GET INVOLVED

The Western neighbourhood of Orchard Grove is currently under construction, and now the time has come to develop the designs for the second and final section: the Eastern neighbourhood. The award-winning housebuilders responsible for the creation of this new community...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JULY?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JUNE?

This month you can expect to see more tangible progress on site, with the first of the timber frames going up. With so much of the work to date focusing on readying the site for construction, this is an obvious sign that housebuilding is well and truly underway...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JULY?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN MAY?

This month, work to create the new junction connecting the development to the A38 will begin, however this stage only involves preparatory work within the development itself. This is a major piece of infrastructure for the development - and more details will follow...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JULY?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN APRIL?

We are continuing to create the 'spine road' that will be the main arterial road that eventually runs from the top to the bottom of Orchard Grove, and the first section of tarmac will be laid this month. Another new road, looping around the first homes by Vistry is...

HOW TO: REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN A HOME AT ORCHARD GROVE

HOW TO: REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN A HOME AT ORCHARD GROVE

Housebuilding has just started on site - with initial road and drainage work underway before homes are built. We expect sales centres to open later in 2021 and hope that the first residents will be able to move in by early 2022. This website will let you know when...

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ORCHARD GROVE

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ORCHARD GROVE

The history of Orchard Grove dates back to 2004, when the land was first identified as part of the Taunton Urban Extension Study. Over the next ten years, ideas and plans for how the land would be used were developed in partnership with the local community and in...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JULY?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN MARCH?

As we head into Spring and milder weather, earthworks will ramp up to make the most of drier days. This means you will see a lot more soil exposed and machinery transporting earth around the site. Our work will continue on the drainage needed for the spine road that...