Highways England consultation on A358

Highways England is pausing public consultation on the A358 in keeping with pre-election guidance

The scheme is for a dual carriageway link between the M5 at Taunton and the A303, part of a programme of improvements to the A303/A30/A358.

Highways England said: "The scheduled public exhibition on 8 May (Holiday Inn, Taunton), and our attendance at all other public events within the election period, have been postponed.  Events will be rescheduled following the general election and the consultation period will be extended.  The new dates will be published after the general election."

Information about the proposed scheme remains available at local venues listed below and on the scheme website:


Scheme information is available at the following local venues:

  • Taunton Library
  • South Petherton Library
  • Martock Library
  • Henlade Post Office
  • Taunton Deane Borough Council
  • Somerset County Council
  • South Somerset District Council
  • Ilminster Meeting House & Arts Centre

 Highways England continue to welcome all feedback and views on the scheme.