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WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN APRIL?

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 before long and hope that the first residents will be able to move in by the end of the year. This website will let you know...

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 APRIL?

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...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN APRIL?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN FEBRUARY?

This month sees the continuation of work to prepare the site, with more cut and fill earthworks taking place as the weather allows.   An exciting step forward, this month Taylor Wimpey arrives on site, so you can expect to see more contractors, new flags and...

PLANS FOR NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRESS

PLANS FOR NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRESS

Proposals for a new primary school to serve Orchard Grove moved a step closer to becoming a reality this week. On Wednesday, January 20, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet unanimously backed recommendations to deliver a new 420-place primary school, as well as a...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN APRIL?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JANUARY?

Happy New Year and welcome to the first update about Orchard Grove of 2021. This promises to be a busy year ahead for the new community, with housebuilding soon to start and other exciting milestones planned.   The majority of work through January will be more of...

NEW BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEOS SHOW PROGRESS FROM THE AIR

NEW BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEOS SHOW PROGRESS FROM THE AIR

A new year marks a new YouTube channel for Orchard Grove! It already includes recent aerial videos of the site; the first in a series of many that will capture the creation of Orchard Grove, giving a behind-the-scenes insight into progress, and documenting how the new...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN APRIL?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN DECEMBER?

Welcome to the first update about Orchard Grove. Each month we will summarise the main activities happening on site as the development progresses. We are pleased to be delivering this exciting new community, and are happy to be open and transparent about how it is...