Work under way at Westpark 26 for Taunton Deane Borough Council’s new depot

Developer Summerfield has confirmed work creating a new £2.9m base for Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC)’s Direct Labour Organisation (DLO) is on target at its Somerset business park Westpark 26, located just off Junction 26 of the M5 at Chelston, Wellington.

Summerfield and Taunton Deane Borough Council at Westpark 26 Jul 16The Council commissioned the purpose-built facilities (17,500 sq ft) to relocate the existing depot. The DLO team will move to Westpark 26 by the end of the year.

Construction work started in the late spring, and when complete, the facility will offer a bespoke warehouse, workshops, offices, a large mezzanine area and large yard.

Chris Winter, Chief Executive at Summerfield, commented “Summerfield’s vision for Westpark 26 was for the site to become a hub for enterprise and activity across many sectors. The presence of the DLO, will help to bring this vision to fruition.”

Taunton Deane Borough Council Leader, John Williams, said “We look forward to the completion of this significant asset for the Council. Summerfield has created a bespoke design for the facility that will help improve the operational efficiency of the DLO and provide a better quality work environment.”

Details about development opportunities and the facilities and accommodation options at Westpark 26 are available at