County Hall Our Taunton office
Grade II listed, County Hall is the main office and meeting place for the council – and a handy couple of minutes’ walk from the town centre. It’s an old-and-new mix of three buildings: A Block, B Block and C Block. B Block, for example, is a SMART office, arranged into teams but designed for hot desking. But whichever building you’re in, there are bookable meeting rooms and break out areas. Beyond County Hall’s doors, a short walk down the road, you’ll find restaurants, cafés, bars, banks and shopping. Vivary Park’s nice and close and is a great spot for lunch (weather permitting). Getting here’s straightforward too: the bus stop’s really close and the train station’s a 20-minute walk away.
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Bus station nearby
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Somerset County Council
We've got it all Living and working in Somerset
Thirst-slaying cider and super-tasty Cheddar cheese. Glastonbury Festival and world-famous Carnival. And anyone for cricket? When you think of Somerset, a few of these will immediately spring to mind. But there’s so much more to our special county.
Beautiful stretches of sandy coastline, caves, moors, the unique Somerset Levels, get-away-from-it-all areas of outstanding natural beauty, cool-list towns, internationally renowned art galleries and great food. And yes, cider. It’s all here. You’ll find historic villages and bustling market towns, rich heritage and history, sitting side-by-side with buzzing nightlife, great shopping and more family-friendly things-to-do than you can shake Merlin’s legendary staff at.
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