Consultation Hub

Have your say

Your views are important in helping to shape Somerset West and Taunton and our communities. We want to hear about your experiences and ideas to help us plan for positive change. What's important to you? Let us know what you think through our consultations and participation activities.

Featured consultations

  • Wellington Place Plan

    We are now consulting on the Draft Wellington Place Plan. The consultation will take place from Monday 23 January to Monday 20 February 2023. This is a statutory consultation exercise, which is a requirement for the Council in order to be able to adopt... More

    Closes 20 February 2023

Open Consultations

  • Wellington Place Plan

    We are now consulting on the Draft Wellington Place Plan. The consultation will take place from Monday 23 January to Monday 20 February 2023. This is a statutory consultation exercise, which is a requirement for the Council in order to be able to adopt this planning document as a material... More

    Closes 20 February 2023

  • Street Trading Policy

    Local authorities have the power to allow or ban ‘street trading’ in the areas they are responsible for. ‘Street trading’ is defined in law as ‘the selling or exposing or offering for sale of any article (including a living thing) in a street. A ‘street’... More

    Closes 7 March 2023

Closed Consultations

  • A vision for Wellington - Wellington Place Plan

    During October we are holding engagement activities with the community in Wellington, with the purpose of exploring aspirations and a vision for the town. There will be a pop-up event in Wellington town centre, a workshop with key stakeholders from the community and activities and resources for... More

    Closed 23 October 2022

  • Taunton Strategic Flood Alleviation Improvements Scheme

    We are now consulting on the Firepool Lock to Obridge element of the Taunton Strategic Flood Alleviation Improvements Scheme (TSFAIS) . The TSFAIS sets out a number of interventions in Taunton to reduce flood risks from the River Tone and its complex network of tributaries. The... More

    Closed 7 August 2022

  • Taxi Fare Increase Proposal

    The cost of using a hackney carriage, more commonly known as a ‘taxi’, depends on when and how far you travel. The total cost is referred to as a ‘fare’ and is calculated on an electronic meter installed and displayed in the vehicle. The council sets the maximum... More

    Closed 3 August 2022

  • Community Governance Review for Taunton Second Stage

    Somerset West and Taunton Council is carrying out a review (known as a community governance review) to decide whether changes should be made to the local governance arrangements, including whether a new town council should be set up to represent Taunton and if so, what areas should be... More

    Closed 26 July 2022

  • SWT Green Flag Parks

    This survey is for us to try and better understand how you as the public feel whilst you are visiting our Green Flag Parks, what you experience, what’s important to you and how you would like to see our parks evolve. More

    Closed 8 February 2022