April 14, 2011
council passes plans to turn nursing home into guesthouse
to convert this prominent former nursing home on Burnham-On-Sea's
seafront into a guesthouse were given a 'thumbs-up' by town councillors
on Wednesday evening (April 14th).
a meeting of the council's Planning Applications Committee, members
passed a 'change of use' application to convert Beverley Cottage
residential care home into a guesthouse incorporating owner's
on the plans last month surrounding Beverley Cottage, which has
been vacant since owners Brunelcare close down the facilities
in 2009 due to financial pressures.
councillors this week strongly supported the plans, saying they
would create new jobs and encourage more visitors to visit the
A couple from Oxfordshire, who soon hope to purchase the property,
submitted the plans. Sedgemoor District Council will review the
scheme shortly and give its own judgement on the plans.