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Council Notices


DO YOU LIVE ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ROADS - Alamein Road, Cassino Road, Cherry Tree Way, Normandy Avenue or Rangoon Road? If so, we need your views on the new proposed Bus route which will improve the link between Doniford, Williton and Watchet. Have your say, click on the following link for more information and online survey.



Temporary closure of (A39) Minehead to Williton Road.

The road is expected to be closed for 3 nights from the junction with Smithyard Lane and Bowhays Cross to Porch Elm, westwards for a distance of 410 meters. This will enable Somerset County Council to undertake resurfacing works. Please Click Here for Official Notice and Alternative Route Map.

Temporary Closure of Vicarage Road, Carhampton.
Prohibiting ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Vicarage Road from the juction with Church Close, southwards for a distance of 50 metres.  This will enable Wessex Water to carry repair valve works. Effective from 11 December 2017 and will remain in force for eighteen months.  The work is expected to last for 3 days.  Please click here for Official Notice and Alternative Route Map.



Somerset Waste Partnership collect the Waste and Recycling in and around Watchet, on behalf on West Somerset Council. For more information on what do with you refuse during adverse weather conditions please Click Here. For information on collection dates and Bank Holidays, Click Here.



The Watchet Annual Town Meeting took place on Tuesday 11 April 2017 at the Methodist Schoolroom, Harbour Road, and commenced at 7pm. Approximately 40 - 50 Government Electors for Watchet attended. The Chair of Council addressed the audience and introduced the Chairs of Committee to report on actions taken by the Council over the year. The meeting was mostly positive and there were many interesting questions asked of Councillors. The Minutes of the 2017 meeting will be available prior to the 2018 Annual Town Meeting. 

For the 2017 Annual Town Meeting agenda click here, and for the draft minutes of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting Click Here.


Watchet Town Council - Dog Exclusion (Watchet) Order 2013

NOTICE is hereby given that Watchet Town Council made an Order on the 11 March 2013 click here to see Notice

This Order came into effect on 1 April 2013 Click on the links below to see the Order and the Map.

Dog Exclusion (Watchet) Order 2013

Dog Exclusion (Watchet) Order 2013 Map


To see your Community events and notices posted on our website contact the Town Council offices: clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org

Community Notices can be posted in the Community Notice Boards around the town:

The Triangular Notice Board located on the Esplanade - There are 2 sides for community notices, the Market House Museum side for A4 Annual/Seasonal events calendars, and the Esplanade side for A5 Single Events

The Swain Street Notice Board located at the Swain Street entrance to the Car Park - For A5 Single Event notices

The Mineral Yard Notice Board located at the entrance to the Mineral Yard Car Park - For A5 Single Event notices

Watchet Town Council reserve the right to amend notices that do not fit this criteria