Current consultations

Play and Youth Facilities Strategy

South Somerset District Council is currently working to produce a Strategy with the aim of improving outdoor play and youth facilities across the Authority.

To help them to understand what the priorities are for any potential future enhancements, we would be grateful if you could complete this short questionnaire by clicking the icon above.

Survey closes on 18th October 2021

Shepton Mallet Masterplan

LUC has been appointed by Mendip District Council to develop a masterplan for Shepton Mallet town centre. The Masterplan will provide a basis for projects that seek to improve:
- accessibility and movement in the town centre – particularly walking and cycling;
- the appearance of buildings and infrastructure in the town centre;
- and the quality of open and public space in the town centre.

Survey closes on 1st November 2021

National Highways Consultation

National Highways are consulting on their proposals to upgrade the A358 Taunton to Southfields to dual carriageway. This will improve road safety, reduce traffic congestion and improve connectivity for road users and local communities, while unlocking economic growth in Somerset and the South west.

Now it’s your chance to have your say on the updated proposals.

The consultation runs from 12 October to 22 November 2021

Please check back regularly for more consultations, or sign up for notifications by emailing