A CUT through footpath traversing a mini shopping mall in Taunton town centre will be closed for 19 days.

The footpath closure in Magdalene Lane will run from East Street northwards for a total distance of 87 metres.

Somerset Council has issued the order to enable Wales and West Utilities to carry out gas main replacement work.

The work is expected to commence on Monday, July 10, lasting 19 days until July 28.