November 9, 2007
toilets in Burnham-On-Sea 'will re-open next Easter'
block of public toilets in Burnham-On-Sea will re-open next Easter
following a year-long closure due to vandalism and anti-social
behaviour, says the district council.
District Council told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week that the building
in Seaview Road - which closed
in April this year after a spate of anti-social behaviour
- will open in time for the start of the 2008 holiday season.
had left a question mark over the future of the premises - and
town councillors even expressed concerns that the building could
be sold off by owners Sedgemoor District Council.
Faun, the district council's spokeswoman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"They were originally shut on the advice of the police -
the Town Council were consulted at that stage. There
had been 'unsavoury' activity there, which was felt to have posed
a risk to the public and our cleaning staff. As such, there are
no plans to re-open them during the quieter winter season."
sign outside the building currently directs users to other public
loos at Crosses Penn near Manor Gardens, the Yacht Club, and next
to the Tourist Information Centre.
prompts closure of Burnham's Seaview Road toilets
and bad news for public toilet users in Burnham-On-Sea
toilets in Burnham-On-Sea threatened by district cash cuts