March 25, 2009
for extension at Burnham-On-Sea rugby club win approval
for a major new extension at Burnham-On-Sea rugby club were approved
by district council planners today (Wednesday, March 25th).
Burnham Association of Sports Clubs had submitted an application
to build a single storey extension with a flat roof to form a
new viewing terrace at the BASC ground building off Stoddens Road,
proposals were given a green light by Sedgemoor District Council's
planning officer Con McStay on Wednesday - much to the delight
of the club.
Ground treasurer Peter Gaylard told Burnham-On-Sea.com the group
is "absolutely delighted" by the news.
was first to report last
year how the club had received
a £10,000 grant towards the modernisation programme from
Burnham County Councillor Mike Facey, who allocated the funds
from Somerset County Council's Local Initiatives Budget.
conditions have been placed on the club as part of the approval
process. In the interest of visual amenity, the materials used
in the construction must match those used in the existing building.
And to safeguard local residents from noise and disturbance, the
emission of noise from any music in the premises must be controlled
by limiting the output that it is inaudible to nearby residents.
no system of public address or loud speaker system must be used
on the proposed viewing terrace and patio.