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PUMPING STATION WORK BEGINS

PUMPING STATION WORK BEGINS

Those living locally to the Orchard Grove development are likely to be aware that a pumping station is being built. This is a facility that safely transfers foul drainage away from the site, and is necessary to support the new homes being built. It has been designed...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN FEBRUARY 2022?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN FEBRUARY 2022?

This month sees even more progress with vital infrastructure work; the essential elements needed to make the new community function well from the start. This includes work on the new roundabout to the A38, which is now reaching its final stage.   On site, work to...

2021 PROGRESS ON THE NEW COMMUNITY AND 2022 PLANS

2021 PROGRESS ON THE NEW COMMUNITY AND 2022 PLANS

New figures have revealed the significant progress being made at Orchard Grove, the new 2,000 home community at Comeytrowe – and it includes having a team of 493 people that have planted over 2,750 trees and shrubs, and laid over 1,500 metres of road to build the new...

NEW ORCHARD GROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPDATE

NEW ORCHARD GROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPDATE

A new £7.3 million primary free school planned for Taunton will be sponsored by The Castle Partnership Trust following Government approval, marking an important milestone in the school’s journey. The eventual 420-place primary, with early years provision, is set to...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN FEBRUARY 2022?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN JANUARY 2022?

A new year on site sees huge progress being made on the road network, with the spine road now leading as far as Comeytrowe Lane. Work will also take place this month the create an access road to the new primary school. And the new junction to the A38 is in its final...

SEASON’S GREETINGS AND SITE NEWS

SEASON’S GREETINGS AND SITE NEWS

Site work will stop over the Christmas and New Year period, finishing on 17th December and restarting on 4th January. The developers will finish work on residential areas and housebuilding on 23rd December and recommence on 4th January. The site will be secured and...

ORCHARD GROVE TO HAVE SOMERSET’S FIRST CARBON NEUTRAL SCHOOL

ORCHARD GROVE TO HAVE SOMERSET’S FIRST CARBON NEUTRAL SCHOOL

A new £7.3 million primary school planned for Taunton is set to become Somerset’s first net zero carbon school, and only the third ‘passivhaus’ school in the south west. The new 420-place primary school, which includes a 60-place nursery, will serve the Orchard Grove...

COMEYTROWE BUSINESS PARK LAUNCHES

COMEYTROWE BUSINESS PARK LAUNCHES

Commercial land is available within Orchard Grove, including 'Comeytrowe Business Park', which is located at the entrance to the new development just off the A38. Comeytrowe Business Park will provide a variety of options from land deals to a full designed to suit...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER?

As winter approaches, works are well underway on the first stage of the new roundabout that will become a junction connecting the development to the A38. The second stage will begin at the end of November. This means that westbound traffic will be diverted around...

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON SITE IN OCTOBER?

The first sales information centre and show homes have opened at Orchard Grove, so the public can now visit part of the site for the first time. The Taylor Wimpey sales office is open and appointments need to be booked in advance. Access is via the site entrance,...