£500k for Bridgwater & North Petherton from the Hinkley C fund

Two local projects are set to benefit from almost £500,000 from the Hinkley Point C Community Impact Mitigation (CIM) Fund. The projects in Bridgwater and North Petherton are designed to help mitigate some of the impacts that are likely to affect the two towns as the Hinkley Point C construction project moves into the next phase of work. The Bridgwater Town Centre Support scheme will support a series of projects over the next four years with the aim of increasing footfall into the town centre and building a stronger shopping offer. A total of £116,070 was provided by the fund, together with a £148,000 investment from Sedgemoor District Council, £35,000 from Bridgwater Town Council and £10,000 from Bridgwater Town Team. The Southern Bridgwater and North Petherton Community Mitigation Scheme has also benefitted from £345,000 from the fund to improve walking and cycling facilities, as well as traffic calming measures.The investment form part of a wider £752,000 scheme. The Hinkley Point C Community Impact Mitigation Fund was negotiated with EDF Energy as part of a wider mitigation package for the site preparation works at Hinkley Point.

£500k for Bridgwater & North Petherton from the Hinkley C fund

September 27, 2016

Two local projects are set to benefit from almost £500,000 from the Hinkley Point C Community Impact Mitigation (CIM) Fund. The projects in Bridgwater and North Petherton are designed to help mitigate some of the impacts that are likely to affect the two towns as th...

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Bridgwater Chamber Breakfast Event, Wednesday 21st September 2016

September 21, 2016

Venue: Somerset Energy Innovation Centre Woodlands Business Park, Bristol Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4FJ 7:30am to 09:30am. Success in Business This was a FREE networking opportunity and the Launch of the Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards 2017!  Wit...

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GE Power wins £1.46bn Hinkley Point C contract

September 20, 2016

GE Power has secured a £1.46bn contract for work on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project. Its Steam Power Systems business, part of GE Power, will supply two conventional power islands including steam turbine, generator, and other critical equipment. GE...

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At Last – The news we’ve been waiting for – Hinkley C approved

September 16, 2016

South West business leaders have hailed the government's approval of the £18bn Hinkley Point C project and its potential impact on the region, including the possible injection of £100bn into the local economy and creation of 25,000 jobs. Following a review of the p...

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Bridgwater Chamber Autumn Newsletter

September 14, 2016

Read the current news from the Chamber, Member updates and Articles Click here for the current edition...

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