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Tangier Car Park

Tangier Car Park

Taunton - the Vision for Our Garden Town

“Taunton will be a flourishing, distinctive and healthy county town where we all enjoy an exceptional quality of life and are proud to live.”

Taunton Deane Core Strategy

The Taunton Deane Core Strategy was adopted in 2012. This is the most important planning policy document; it sets the overarching vision for the Borough over the period up to 2028. The Plan includes strategic policies and large mixed-use land allocations in Taunton and Wellington as well as a small number of high level of development management policies.

Taunton Deane crematorium

The Taunton Deane Crematorium is ideally situated on the western side of the town easily accessible both by car and public transport.

Taunton in Bloom

Taunton in Bloom is a non-profit organisation set up to continue the improvement of the parks and green spaces in Taunton Deane.

Taunton Marketing and Visitor Centre Team

Our dedicated and helpful Visitor Centre staff in Taunton and Wellington are here to help you plan your perfect trip to the area whether you are visiting for a day out, short break or holiday. Get more information on travelling to and around Taunton Deane.

Taunton Town Centre Area Action Plan

The Taunton Town Centre Area Action Plan (TTCAAP) was adopted in 2008. The Plan sets out policies for the redevelopment of including key sites like Firepool as well as the pedestrianisation of the town centre.

Taxi and driver licensing

We are responsible for taxi driver and vehicle licensing in Taunton Deane.

Taxi driver licence

We are responsible for issuing taxi driver licences if you wish to drive a taxi or private hire vehicle.


The Mobile Operators Association (MOA) represents the interests of the UK’s four mobile phone network operators. It provides information on proposals for new base station sites and existing sites.

Temporary event notice

Explanation of what a Temporary Event Notice (TEN) is and the different ways you can apply for one.

Temporary road closure

Apply to have a road closed for a limited length of time to hold an event. Find out how to do it here.

Temporary use notice

We are responsible for issuing temporary use notices to gambling operators who would like to temporarily use a premises for providing gambling.

Tenant empowerment

Tenant Empowerment allows tenants of Taunton Deane Borough Council to have their voice heard to improve the services they receive.

Tenant groups

These are details of council Tenant and Resident groups in Taunton Deane Areas

Tenant information

You will be able to find information on how to pay your council rent, right to buy, leaseholder services, welcome pack and report a repair needed to your home or garage

Tenant services management board

Current members of the Tenant Services Management Board (TSMB) for Taunton Deane Borough Council

Tenants forum

You will be able to find the current members of the Taunton Deane Borough Council Tenants' Forum

Tenants' newsletters

Recent newsletters sent to Taunton Deane council tenants are available here

Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions for the Taunton Deane website.

Terms and conditions of contract

General Terms and Conditions of Contract for the Supply of Goods to the Council.

The Crescent

The Crescent Car Park

The Deano

The Deano is our publication created for children. It's full of exciting things to do in Taunton Deane during the school holidays.

The Mayor's diary

Find out what events the Mayor of Taunton Deane Borough Council is attending this week, and how to invite them to yours.

Theme 1 - Celebrate our roots - our special character

Our Quality of Life: our roots are what give Taunton its special character. We want our town to be widely recognised for its culture and arts, education, excellence in sports and high levels of well-being, drawing on our outstanding local natural environment and fabulous green spaces to make it a highly healthy and enjoyable place to live and work

Theme 2 - Growing our town greener - transforming our open spaces and streets

Quality of our Environment: give our town a ‘gurt’ green makeover, joining up our green spaces, waterways, parks and play spaces, planting more street trees and woodlands and managing our water more imaginatively with wetlands and rain gardens to improve it for recreation, tourism and wildlife.

Theme 3 - Branching out - moving cleaner, moving smarter

Quality of our Movement: we will integrate our transport network so that it serves Taunton with much improved bus and appropriate vehicle links to our main destinations and make much better prioritised provision for walkers and cyclists encouraging healthier and more sustainable journey choices as attractive alternatives to travelling by car.

Theme 4 - Growing quality green places to live - town centre, new and existing neighbourhoods

Quality of our places and neighbourhoods: Taunton will deliver an outstanding built environment focused on places and spaces with high quality neighbourhoods, green streets and public spaces and with homes and buildings that are distinctly local in appearance. Our houses, offices, employment areas, public services and road infrastructure will embrace innovation, will be energy efficient and will exploit the latest sustainable technologies.

Theme 5 - New shoots - a dynamic, prosperous business community

Taunton will become a melting pot of new ideas, emerging technologies and new knowledge workers in a digital world, drawing on its natural surroundings, naked ambition and passionate communities to own and shape the South West’s future in tomorrow’s creative, environmental, health and digital technology futures.

Transfer a caravan site licence

We can help you to apply to transfer a caravan site licence to a new occupier if you are selling or giving up the land the licence is on.

Transfer a premises licence

Information on how to apply to transfer a premises licence.

Treasury management

Taunton Deane Borough Council's Strategy


Information about trees and tree preservation in Taunton Deane.

Trees owned by the Council

Report a problem with a council owned tree.

Twinning Associations

Find out more here about the Town of Taunton's Twinning Association's which maintain the link with Lisieux in France and Konigslutter in Germany.