supermarket's billboard plans approved despite objection
by supermarket Lidl to introduce a new advertisement billboard
outside its Burnham-On-Sea store have this week been approved
despite an objection from town councillors.
in Oxford Street applied for planning permission to introduce
a six metre wide billboard, built on timber uprights, in its car
application was approved by members of Sedgemoor District Council's
Development Control Commitee on Tuesday afternoon (December 20th)
despite opposition from town councillors, who claimed the structure
would be out of keeping with the residential area.
of the Town Council consider that a sign 6.3metres wide and 3.3metres
high would be visibly intrusive to neighbouring properties and
be totally out of character with the houses the other side of
the fence," town clerk Eileen Shaw told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Sedgemoor District Council disagreed with the concerns, it has
placed a condition on Lidl requiring the rear of the billboard
to be painted dark green in the interests of the amenity of neighbouring