Economic Strategies

West Somerset Council, in partnership with local businesses and organisations, has refreshed its 2007 Economic Strategy to ensure that it is fit for purpose in these economically challenging times, but is also able to respond to opportunities offered by significant developments in the District.

West Somerset Strategy - Responding to Change 2011 (5.9 mb pdf)

West Somerset Strategy - Appendices (2.7 mb pdf)

Local partners are also developing local plans that influence their own local priorities and feed into the overarching economic strategy.

Copies of these strategies are available on the right hand side of this page under Related Documents and via the links below:

Minehead CCT Economic Plan – Jan 2016 (1.4 mb pdf)

Minehead - Enterprising Esplanade (3 mb pdf)

Watchet CCT Economic Plan – Jan 2016 (2.9 mb pdf)

For information on the Emerging West Somerset Local Plan to 2032 please see the planning policy pages West Somerset Local Plan to 2032 Submission