The Crown Estate received planning consent for a new neighbourhood in Taunton in December 2012. The scheme at Nerrols, to the north east of the town, will provide new homes, community facilities, a site for a new primary school and new local shops.

It will contain up to 630 new homes offering a broad mix of housing including family homes, starter homes and affordable housing. The community facilities will include a new public open space, children’s play spaces, and a local centre for the benefit of existing and new residents, which offers opportunities for local shopping, employment and leisure facilities.

In addition to a programme of tree planting, The Crown Estate will also provide land to create the first stage of a countryside park that could eventually extend from Nerrols to Monkton Heathfield. In total 40% of the total development area is set to be used for open green space.

The Crown Estate is currently seeking a developer to bring forward the plans. If you would like further information please contact us on 020 7566 7973 or e-mail

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