May 26, 2011
to turn seafront nursing home into guesthouse gain approval
to convert this prominent former nursing home on Burnham-On-Sea's
seafront into a guesthouse have been given final approval by Sedgemoor
District Council this week.
council's planning department passed a 'change of use' application
for Beverley Cottage residential care home on the North Esplanade
to be converted into a guesthouse incorporating owner's accommodation.
on the plans in March. The former nursing home has been vacant
since owners Brunelcare close down the facilities in 2009 due
to financial pressures.
councillors strongly supported the plans earlier this year, saying
they would create new jobs and encourage more visitors to visit
A couple from Oxfordshire, who soon hope to purchase the property,
submitted the plans.