invited to have their say on Highbridge Hotel's future today
two days after the latest fire, a public meeting is to be held
today (Wednesday 19th October) to discuss the future re-development
of the former Highbridge Hotel and Market Site.
workshop will take place at Highbridge Community Hall in Market
Street from 4pm 7pm and will give residents an opportunity
to have their say on what kind of development and facilities they
would like to see at the site.
from Sedgemoor District Council, Mead Realisations and Burnham
and Highbridge Town Council will be in attendance and the session
will also feature a presentation with background information on
the site, together with future ideas for re-development.
workshop will also give residents a chance to ask questions and
to raise their own ideas regarding the development they feel would
Cllr Helen Groves told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "District and
Town Councillors have worked really hard to ensure this opportunity
is provided. It is my sincere hope that as many people as possible
will attend. This is a real chance for Highbridge to be heard,
the importance of which cannot be stressed enough."
Sedgemoor District Council continues to work with Mead Realisations
on plans for the arts project to the front of the hotel site,
which will see the recently-installed hoarding decorated with
a mural painted by local children from the Highbridge Dreamscheme.
is hoped that the project will, in the short term, improve the
look of the site which stands at the entrance to the Town.
Highbridge Hotel has been derelict since a huge
blaze in April 2008.