Eleven projects will benefit from the £23.2million Bridgwater Town Deal funding, which is centred around three key investment themes:

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Unlocking Growth

Places and Spaces

Places and Spaces

Diversifying Town Centre Offer Instilling Civic Pride

Diversifying Town Centre Offer & Instilling Civic Pride


Tidal Barrier

Nationally significant project protecting Bridgwater town centre; unlocking housing & employment growth.

Dunball Junction

Regional infrastructure project to resolve congestion and unlock housing and employment land for development.

Walking and Cycling

Local cycling links connecting key employment areas & complementing investment by EDF into safer routes.

Celebration Mile

Opening new Covid safe places and spaces in the town. Events management and promotion for Covid recovery.

Restoration of the Docks

Exciting restoration of historic docks quarter creating a new leisure and tourism destination.

Arts Centre

Creating essential flexibility for Covid safe environment supporting local artists and cultural events.

Town Hall Theatre

Transformed cultural facility for post-Covid future, inclusive access with office and meeting space for community and social enterprises.

Engine Room 2.0

Increased capacity for community media centre engaging people with digital art and media –enhancing skills.

Bridgwater “Step up”

Flexible business and enterprise hub including creative “pop-up” and “taster-event” space and support.

Bridgwater Carnival

Development of carnival production space to future-proof and enhance Carnival events for post-Covid recovery.

Town Wardens/Event Ambassadors

Visible community support presence to help reduce anti-social behaviour and build confidence for visitors


Bridgwater Town Deal Projects Map