Welcome to Taunton, the South West’s First Garden Town

New Parking System in Place

A £1.2million scheme of improvements to car parks and signage in Taunton is ready to go live.

Public Space Consultation

Plans to make St James Street more pedestrian friendly in the New Year have been paused to allow time for further consultation.

Taunton Town Centre Public Space Improvements

The Council is moving ahead with plans to make Taunton town centre more user friendly, improving the area for pedestrians and cyclists in line with its status as the first Garden Town in the South West.

"Taunton's high quality and collaborative business community is a key differentiator enabling us to service clients from Somerset and beyond."

DUNCAN SYKES, LAW PARTNER, FOOT ANSTEY

"Taunton is a great place to live and work! Business travel is easy and town centre shopping is a good mixture of high street and independent retailers"

CLAIRE STONEMAN, LAW PARTNER, FOOT ANSTEY

"Wellington, Taunton and the surrounding areas present a wealth of riches: the national road network, train links, proximity to air travel at Exeter and Bristol, and superfast broadband make it easily accessible."

CHRIS WINTER, SUMMERFIELD DEVELOPMENTS

“Taunton had to be right for me on both levels: it has to be right on business and lifestyle, and it does it on both.”

SASSI HOLFORD, WEDDING DRESS DESIGNER

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