Category: West Street

Fire Safety Review Gives Westfield House the ‘All Clear’

Sedgemoor District Council’s Corporate Scrutiny committee, under the chairmanship of Westover Councillor Brian Smedley, has reviewed the Council’s response to the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in its own hi-rise properties and has concluded that all necessary steps have been taken to re-assure tenants and where there was cause for concern measures are being introduced to […]

Calls for ‘Re-assurance’ in Wake of London Tower Block Disaster

Westover ward councillors have called on Sedgemoor District Council and Homes in Sedgemoor to immediately put out a statement of re-assurance to tenants living in hi-rise blocks who are naturally concerned about safety following the tragic events in London at the Grenfell Flats where numerous people have lost their lives. Bridgwater Town Council Leader Brian […]

Fair Today Gone Tomorrow

It’s Fair time again. For all the fun and frolics of the next few days, there’s a backlog of preparation into making sure the event runs smoothly and a considerable amount of stuff for the residents of West Street to put up with to make it happen. And by Sunday it’ll all be over. At […]

Tex Freeman’s West Street Mural Unveiled

Popular Bridgwater Beat Bobby Tex Freeman has launched another major community initiative in the West street area and this time it’s a new mural alongside his famous West Street Garden, which was opened to the public last year. Tex said “Homes in Sedgemoor kindly gave permission for the wall to be rendered and Clean Surroundings […]

West Street Walkabout reveals “..issues that need addressing”

The West Street development in Bridgwater was devised and built in the mid 1960’s as a kind of William Morris modernist social housing project which included open plan streets and the only skyscraper in Somerset outside of Bristol and was intended to replace the slum courts that had occupied the street for 100 years beforehand. […]