July 27, 2007
to demolish familar Burnham-On-Sea
landmark is completed
to demolish a familiar landmark in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea
was completed on Friday (July 27th) when the well-known round
tower at the site was brought to the ground.
was first to report earlier this week how Tuckers Garage in Victoria
Street was being razed to the ground to make way for a development
of new flats.
that the familiar art deco tower (pictured) could be saved were
dashed when the familar structure was demolished on Friday morning
local bussinessman in Victoria Street told Burnham-On-Sea.com
"how the ground shook" when the huge building came falling
to the ground.
Mayor Neville Jones told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Sadly, the
tower could not be saved. The
building was not listed in the Conservation Area, although I understand
the preliminary plans for this site do show a new tower will be
incorporated into the building when it is constructed."