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BATH AND WEST SHOW: A REGIONAL CELEBRATION GETS UNDERWAY

BATH AND WEST SHOW: A REGIONAL CELEBRATION GETS UNDERWAY

The Royal Bath & West Show is back for its 159th year! Over three exciting days, this iconic event offers action-packed activities for the whole family, making it a paradise for rural life enthusiasts. This year’s show is set to be more thrilling than ever,...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JUNE 2024?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JUNE 2024?

It is anticipated that the Pocket Park will open this month, after some delays while the final finishing touches were made. The seeding is complete, overgrown grass trimmed back and paths swept - so this exciting new amenity is poised to open imminently. This month,...

NEW BUS LANE PROPOSED FOR ORCHARD GROVE

NEW BUS LANE PROPOSED FOR ORCHARD GROVE

It has been reported that more than £4.7m could be spent on delivering new bus lanes in Taunton over the next 12 months – including from Orchard Grove. Somerset Council has confirmed that the scheme is currently at ‘feasibility phase’ and it will announce exactly what...

WELLINGTON RAILWAY COULD OPEN BY 2026

WELLINGTON RAILWAY COULD OPEN BY 2026

Somerset Council has been working with Network Rail to restore rail services to Wellington, less than 5 miles from Orchard Grove. The revival of Wellington's former mainline station, defunct since the mid-1960s, will radically boost the area's transport options. A...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JUNE 2024?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN MAY 2024?

A busy month on site at Orchard Grove, soon the work will be finished at the crossing point where Egremont Road - the main spine road through the development - meets Comeytrowe Lane. There will be a 'stopping up’ order in place along Lipe Hill Lane/Comeytrowe Lane,...

PLANS TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL

PLANS TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL

In a bid to improve access for patients, staff, and visitors, Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton is set to undergo a significant infrastructural upgrade with the proposed construction of a new multi-storey car park. This development comes as part of the broader £87...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JUNE 2024?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN APRIL 2024?

Work is taking place on the spine road, at the crossing of Comeytrowe Lane. Part of the plan for the site for years, this work will see a 'stopping up' order put in place, permanently closing through-access along Lipe Hill Lane/Comeytrowe Lane. As part of this work,...

ORCHARD GROVE’S NEWEST RESIDENTS: BATS!

ORCHARD GROVE’S NEWEST RESIDENTS: BATS!

We are excited to unveil the latest home within the Orchard Grove community: a remarkable 'bat house' designed to protect and support the local bat population. Nestled within the site, this innovative structure is a testament to our commitment to the environment and...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JUNE 2024?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN MARCH 2024?

In March, Orchard Grove continues to make progress despite weather-related challenges. The focal point remains Pocket Park, the development's inaugural park area and playground. Despite unexpected delays due to inclement weather, the finishing touches, including...