Market planned for Somerset


By FWi staff


TAUNTON Market Auctioneers, which operates from a town centre site, is in discussion with local councils about developing a major new agricultural centre near the M5 motorway.


It is hoped that the centre would replace Taunton and Bridgewater markets and provide a better service for Somerset and beyond.


Proposals include overnight lairage for livestock, vehicle maintenance, a range of farm services and shops.


Councillors appear to support the proposals in principle and even though a suitable site has yet to be finalised target completion date is within the next five years.

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