MP opens new £90,000 extension at Brent Knoll Parish Hall
MP Tessa Munt opened a brand new £90,000 extension to Brent
Knoll's parish hall on Saturday (August 25th).
cut a ceremonial ribbon in front of more than 60 guests to mark
the formal opening of the new Jubilee Room.
extension creates a much-needed new meeting room, store room and
disabled toilet facilities, enabling the hall to cater for more
Hall Chairman Bob Filmer told Burnham-On-Sea.com he was "very
proud" that the building project had moved from concept to
completion in just two years.
thanked architect Rex Woolley for helping ensure the project moved
forward so smoothly and he thanked builder Andy Marsh and his
team for delivering the project on time and within budget, particularly
after recent wet summer.
also thanked the groups who have helped fund the project including
Viridor, the Nuttall Trust, Brent Knoll Parish Council, several
anonymous donors and The Charity Bank for granting a mortgage,
without which the project could not have happened. He also thanked
the local residents who support the hall and its committee.
Munt MP and Frances James, a long-time resident of Brent Knoll
and a former Parish Hall booking secretary, then cut the ribbon
and declared the Jubilee Room officially open, as pictured right.
said it was a pleasure to visit the village again and said she
is delighted that community has worked together to bring forward
such an excellent project.
Filmer said: "It was a terrific afternoon. Everyone thoroughly
enjoyed themselves and it is great when you see a wonderful new
village facility become available for residents - and at a very
reasonable price of less than £10 per hour!"
wishing to book the new facilities should contact Booking Secretary
Jenny Butters on 01278 760 477.
Top, Bob Filmer, John Page, Cllr Jane Moreton and architect Rex
Woolley with Tessa Munt MP and Frances James at Saturday's opening