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Saxonvale, Frome BA11 1PS
The regeneration of Saxonvale, a 10-acre brownfield site in Frome, will see the delivery of a high-quality bespoke residential led mixed-use development; offering new homes, a variety of commercial spaces including offices, live-work units and other commercial space. The design also includes retention of the former mill building, a riverside-park, public realm and a replacement public car park. Taking the historic setting of Frome as its starting point, the scheme will be a vibrant new extension to the already successful Frome town centre, with a new mixed-use cultural quarter with views over the River Frome.
Outline plans have now been approved and the reserved matters application for the mixed-use development, including detailed planning for the phasing of Saxonvale is currently being worked on.
Voted the best place to live in the UK 2018 by The Sunday Times, Frome is a charming historic town. Boasting streets full of independent shops in the diverse and creative St Catherine’s artisan quarter, consisting of Catherine Hill, Palmer Street, Paul Street, Stony Street. The beautiful winding streets offer plenty from designer-makers, vintage specialists, craft suppliers, cafes and more.
A flourishing market town, The Frome Independent is one of the most famous street markets in the UK. The monthly market brings together local produce, collectables, furniture and more. In addition to this, the town holds a regular weekly market, alongside many specialist markets throughout the year.
For all the latest news on Saxonvale please visit www.saxonvaleredevelopment.org
The regeneration of Saxonvale will see the delivery of a high-quality bespoke residential led mixed-use development; offering new homes, a variety of commercial spaces, retention of the former mill building, a riverside-park, public realm and a replacement public car park.
A short distance from the new homes, Frome station provides connections to London, Bristol, Bath, Bruton and more.
St Catherine's Artisan Quarter
St. Catherine’s in Frome consists of Catherine Hill, Palmer Street, Paul Street, Stony Street and the lower part of Catherine Street. It serves traditionally as Frome’s Artisan Quarter. Today you will find designer-makers, vintage specialists, craft suppliers and vendors, cafes and much, much more.
Eight Stony Street
An award-winning restaurant & café in addition to a wine bar and shop.
Cheap Street, located off the Market Place, is one of Frome’s prettiest streets. The street has retained its historic medieval character, with a leat running down the street, carrying water from the stream beneath St John’s Church. Here you will find more delicious eateries and shops.
The listed building boasts a free-floating glass restaurant where you can dine on sumptuous and seasonal dishes and enjoy drinks at the bar.
Black Swan Arts
A popular arts venue for the creatives of Frome and beyond. Providing exhibition, shop, studio, workshop space.
Located in the centre of the town in a historic building, the museum was built for the Frome Literary and Scientific Institution and also features local and industrial history collections. It also offers extensive Library and Archive collections.
An ancient natural wildflower meadow great for peaceful walks to and from town and a perfect picnic spot. Situated next to the river, just minutes from the town centre.
Cheese & Grain
Live entertainment venue, hosting music acts, markets and fairs.
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