The Local Plan

While we have the freedom to create a plan for the town as a community, we must observe the policies and directives laid down in Sedgemoor's Core Strategy which is the most important part of their Local Plan.  The Core Strategy contains Sedgemoor Council’s main strategic planning policies for the area.

Details of the Core Strategy can be found at

Sedgemoor is currently working on a revised Local Plan which will replace the Core Strategy.  In this Axbridge is identified as a Tier 2 settlement having:

“A variety of services and facilities meeting the key needs of not only the settlement itself but also neighbouring smaller settlements

Scope to support and sustain future development.”

Consultation is still continuing (