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Faster broadband for Wellow

Funded on Spacehive 7 March 2017

Impact data and claims within this report are provided by the project creator and have not been independently verified by Spacehive.

Faster broadband for Wellow

Faster broadband for Wellow

Wellow Village Shop Association Limited By Wellow Village Shop Association Limited

This project will improve broadband speeds for about 90 properties as a result of the installation of a new telephone Cabinet by BT in Wellow.

Wellow Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 07 Mar 2017!

Currently around 90 properties in Wellow are connected to Cabinet 3 in Combe Down which is over 4km away. Due to this long distance broadband speeds for much of Wellow is less that 2Mbps at best and is subject to frequent interruption. We have received a quotation from BT for the installation of a new telephone Cabinet costing £7,578 (inc VAT) and 50% of this gap funding will be raised by the local community, 50% through a grant award from BT's Community Fibre Partnerships Grant Scheme.

What we'll deliver:

  • Install a new fibre connected telephone Cabinet

Why it's a great idea:

It will greatly improve broadband speeds for 90 households. This will improve internet access for school children when they study for homework, improve connectivity for those in business and provide access to services which are increasingly being delivered online. These include medical, vehicle registration, etc

Steps to get it done:

  • Cabinet to be installed Q4 2017


Location Wellow

About the space

Approx area of broadband currently connected to Cabinet 3 in Combe Down


Bath and North East Somerset Council

How will the money be spent?Total £7,684

New Cabinet - £7,578 (99%)
Other - £106 (1%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

New Cabinet
Other Read More
  • Transaction Fees

Total £7,684

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