The Site

Bunford Park is next to the A3088, about 1.5 miles west of Yeovil town centre.


Site history

The timeline below sets out the history of how the plans for Bunford Park have developed and looks at where we are now.

April 2006
Bunford Park allocated in South Somerset Local Plan for Employment Development
Summer 2007
Abbey Manor Group held a public consultation on proposals for new business premises at Bunford Park
March 2011
Abbey Manor Group received outline planning permission from South Somerset District Council
March 2015
Bunford Park re-allocated in the South Somerset Local Plan for employment development
February 2016
Abbey Manor Group submitted an application to South Somerset District Council to add detail to original proposals
December 2016
Abbey Manor Group and Sainsbury’s held a public consultation for new proposals at Bunford Park
Spring 2017
Abbey Manor Group and Sainsbury’s worked to develop a masterplan based on feedback from public consultation
July 2017
Abbey Manor Group and Sainsbury’s submitted a hybrid planning application to South Somerset District Council
Winter 2017/Spring 2018
Ongoing discussions with South Somerset District Council and statutory consultees to make revisions to Bunford Park Masterplan
September 2018
Submission of revised masterplan to South Somerset District Council
Late 2018
South Somerset District Council’s South Area Planning Committee expected to reach a decision about whether the project is granted consent for Bunford Park