council faces "eye-watering" £53,500 bill to repair
to the roof of Burnham and Highbridge Town Council's property
will cost over £50,000 it emerged this week.
Dennis Davey told a town council meeting on Monday that that the
roof of the main Council Chambers in Jaycroft Road needs to be
replaced and modernised.
councillors expressed their shock when Cllr Davey said the initial
estimate for the works is in the region of £53,500.
Janet Keen described the cost as "eye watering" while
Cllr Smout said the Town Council "needs a long term plan
for the building before spending the money."
roof of the council chambers (pictured) currently suffers from
leaks during wet weather.