cost of removing Burnham's beach paddling pool revealed
cost to the tax payer of removing Burnham-On-Seas beach
paddling pool will be almost £10,000, it was revealed by
Sedgemoor District Council on Thursday (January 28th).
reported in December that the council had made the decision to
remove the crumbling pool mainly due to health and safety
spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Works to
dismantle Burnham-on Sea-Boating Pool will start in mid-February,
dependant on weather and favourable tidal conditions."
"Members of the Braithwaite family, who built the pool in
thanks for the safe return of five sons from the Great War, have
been contacted. They have been asked if they would like to suggest
any wording for a commemorative plaque."
"The work is costing in the region of £9,800 and will
last for approximately one week."