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Minehead Seafront Enhancements 2nd Stage Consultation

Following the final stage of the consultation on the proposed seafront enhancements, the architect has updated some drawings, to show changes to the lighting proposals. These have been added below.

a final summary of the consultation responses can be viewed here.

It may be necessary to click on the picture a second to get a version that will enable zooming. Alternatively, there should be a “view full size” option below the picture, to the right of the screen.

The consultation on this second phase of Seafront Enhancements has now closed and we will publish the updated plan as soon as it is available.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed their thoughts and opinions.


The analysis of the original consultation responses can be viewed here.


MCCT New chair

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At a recent meeting of Minehead Coastal Community Team, Katrina Midgley was elected as its Chair for the coming year.

Members of MCCT recognise the need for the group to be more visibly rooted in the community and, as leader of a local community organisation, Engage Voluntary Sector Development, Katrina brings a wealth of experience to the role.

MCCT priorities for this year include consulting with the community to refresh the Minehead Economic Plan, and a review of membership and governance.


Invitation to apply – Harbour Market and Concession Development Coordinator

Minehead Harbour

Minehead Coastal Communities Team has levered Coastal Community funding to appoint a person to develop a new harbour market and attract suitable seaside concessions for Minehead seafront.

The opportunity is for a self-motivated market, event organiser or similar, with marketing and PR experience and excellent communication skills. The position will be a varied, and be on a self-employed basis. The contract will be to develop, market, promote, manage and coordinate delivery of Harbour Markets and Concessions in Minehead. This part-time contract opportunity is over a two year period, with an expectation to become self-sustainable following that period.

Please click on the links to view the job description, person specification and draft contract containing more detail of the role.

If you have any questions please email tender@westsomerset.gov.uk. Please note the closing date for applicants is 24 April 2018, at 12 noon.

Minehead Seafront Survey

Minehead Seafront – East Area Refurbishments 2018

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We now have an architect working with us to design refurbishments to enhance the Eastern Esplanade – the section near the West Somerset Railway terminus, and held the first consultation with Minehead community groups on 26 March.