March 18, 2009
Highbridge storage building being dismantled
got underway on Tuesday (March 17th) to dismantle a disused storage
building in Highbridge that has been struck by arsonists and vandals
during recent years.
property, situated next to the railway line at the rear of Somerfield
supermarket, is being completely removed following negotiations
between Sedgemoor District Council and Somerfield, which owns
July how two Burnham fire crews had been called to the scene
to tackle a suspected arson blaze at the property, pictured below.
last November a task force of councillors, police officers and
council bosses visited the building during a 'grot spots walkabout'
when they recommended the property be removed, as reported
Winslow of Sedgemoor District Council told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We held discussions with the land owners and they have been
very good in agreeing to get it demolished. Hopefully, this will
resolve the problems here."