hopes for Burnham-On-Sea High Street pedestrianisation
to pedestrianise Burnham-On-Sea's High Street could soon be back
on the cards if Sedgemoor District Council is successful in its
claim for £150,000 of regenaration compensation.
district council said this week that it has begun a claim from
the South West Regional Development Agency after it dealt the
plans a severe blow last year when it
did not award expected funding to the town.
having spent almost £350,000 on plans and consultants for
Burnham town centre regeneration projects since 2002, the council
wants some of its money back.
successful, the cash would likely be redirected into the Civic
Pride project, which as previously reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com,
would see Burnham High Street paved over in an effort to bring
in more shoppers.
Burnham town councillors this week cautiously welcomed the news,
saying they will await a final decision before boosting their