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  1. Plans for the Saxonvale site have been recommended for refusal by Frome Town Council

    Council votes against Saxonvale proposals

    FROME Town Council has recommended refusal on the outline planning application to build a supermarket, shops, offices, car parking, a hotel and a public square on derelict land at Saxonvale in Frome.

  2. An aerial view of Frontier Estates' proposal for the Saxonvale site

    Landowners could mount a legal challenge

    OWNERS of a plot of town centre land vital to accessing the proposed retail park at Saxonvale say the outline application is invalid and have informed Mendip planning officer Oliver Marigold that they...


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