December 13, 2010
Medical Centre unveils expansion proposals
Medical centre has this week unveiled proposals for a huge expansion
of its facilities.
centre, based in Pepperall Road, has submitted a planning application
to build a new single-storey extension on its south west elevation.
proposals cover the creation of an extra four additional consulting
rooms, two treatment rooms, new toilet facilities and a storage
area," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
proposals will see an extra 241 square metres of floor space being
added to the centre, which has been under pressure to cater for
more patients due to Highbridge's growing population.
approved, the extension may also lead to new jobs being created.
The centre currently employs over 30 part-time and nine full-time
of the public can submit their feedback on the planning application
to the district council before the deadline of December 31st.
councillors will consider the proposals this week and the district
council will assess the scheme in the New Year.