October 19, 2010
£300,000 Berrow Village Hall revamp gets underway
A major £300,000 project to refurbish Berrow Village
Hall is progressing well, with work on track to be completed by
The work includes a new extension to the busy building
to create a new meeting hall, meeting room and modern toilet facilities.
Owen Davies, Treasurer of Berrow Community Association, pictured,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week the work is on schedule to be
completed by the end of December.
"The work is well underway and we're hoping to officially
open the new-look hall in the early part of 2011," he said.
"As part of the project, the flat roof which was built in
the 1970s, has been demolished. The work was initially delayed
in the summer due to the discovery of asbestos but it's all back
The popular village hall is actively used by more than 20 groups,
who are all temporarily meeting elsewhere during the work.
The groups provide bowling, drama, gardening, bingo and music,
and also include the Parish Council, U3A and the WI.
Owen Davies, Treasurer of Berrow Community Association, is
pictured outside the hall where the building work is currently