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About Westfield Parish Council

Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mendip Hills, the small Parish of Westfield in North East Somerset is just 10 miles south of Bath, within easy reach of Bristol, Frome and Wells.

Westfield’s mining heritage is reflected in its unique character.  There were once three pit heads in Westfield: Wellsway Pit, Norton Hill Pit new head Norton Hill Pit old head.  Now, the Parish is distinguished by its wealth of Miners cottages, two Miners’ Trust Grounds and its connection to neighbouring Midsomer Norton town centre by an old pit path.

The main road through Westfield is the A367, Wells Road, leading to Fosseway, which is an old Roman Road.

There are two Miners’ Trust Grounds: Norton Hill Recreation Ground and Westhill Recreation Ground.  At Norton Hill there is a sports pavilion, play park, tennis court, petanque court, half basketball court, permanent table tennis table and football pitch.  Westhill is home to Westhill Sports Club, with rooms to hire for social functions.  There is also a modern play park, outdoor gym, exercise track, BMX track and football pitches for local football teams.

Westfield has the largest primary school in the immediate area and Fosseway School an award winning school for those with special needs.

The Parish encompasses local shops, a public house, three churches, three social clubs, two bowling clubs, a police and fire station and Bath College, Somer Valley Campus, as well as a Guide group and Brownie pack, a thriving allotment site, including a section for people with disabilities and children, and a large industrial estate with a variety of businesses.

4 September 2020
Last Updated
9 December 2020