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Christmas and New Year in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.

Rubbish and recycling collections will be two days later from Monday 25th to Friday 29th December, and one day later between Monday 1st to Friday 5th January. A Bank Holiday Collection leaflet from the Somerset Waste Partnership is available here: Icon for pdf Christmas & New Year Refuse Collections 2017/2018 [22.09KB]

Bristol Road North: Development Brief and Design Principles Part 1 & 2


Sedgemoor District Council has prepared a Development Brief and Design Principles document for land to the north of Bridgwater.

The purpose of the final document is to provide a framework for the redevelopment and regeneration of the area, against which planning applications will be considered.

The document;

  • Provides guidance for the development of land in accordance with the existing policies of the Local Plan;
  • Establishes the role, function and an overall vision for the area;
  • Provides a coherent planning and design context for future development;
  • Defines the character, content and extent of the development form; and
  • Guides developers and their agents in promoting best practice in architecture, urban design, landscape and sustainability.

Part 1 of the Development Brief and Design Principles was adopted by Full Council in December 2014, and Part 2 of the document is due to be adopted by Full Council on 25th March 2015.

The combined Part 1 and Part 2 document is now available to download at the bottom of the page.

Development Brief & Design Principles Part 1 & Part 2 [2.56MB]