Council approves plans for 400 new homes in Burnham-On-Sea
to introduce 400 new homes in Burnham-On-Sea over the next two
decades have been approved by town councillors this week.
approved the plans contained within Sedgemoor District Council's
'Local Development Framework Core Strategy', subject to further
council wants a detailed look at where the planned new properties
will be located within the Burnham and Highbridge area.
strategy also proposes creating 1,000 new jobs in the Burnham
area over the next 20 years and suggests that up to 1,300 new
homes may be needed in Burnham by the year 2030 if current growth
proposals are good news for Burnham, but we need to make sure
the locations of the new developments are carefully chosen,"
Cllr Neville Jones told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "This will determine
the future shape of our town."
updated version of the Local Development Framework for the Burnham
area is due to be published this summer by Sedgemoor District
town council stressed it is keen for the new properties to be
homes, not flats, when it discussed the plans at this week's full