Newly-refurbished landmarks unveiled in Burnham-On-Sea
to mark the refurbishment of two landmarks in Burnham-On-Sea have
been held over the Jubilee weekend.
than £3,500 was spent by the Town Council on refurbishing
the Victorian drinking fountain in Seaview Road and the bandstand
in the Manor Gardens.
were held, as pictured, to mark the formal unveiling of both landmarks.
to spruce up the water fountain included steam cleaning the stonework,
carrying out repairs to its base, replacing the lion's head, painting
a new town plaque, and introducing new solar panels on the fountain's
Town's Mayor, Ken Smout, formally unveiled the new-look fountain
together with the Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, Gill
Slocombe, in the company of Burnham and Highbridge councillors
and local residents.
Neville Jones told Burnham-On-Sea.com the improvements would provide
"lasting benefit of the Jubilee for years to come."
was followed by a further short ceremony during Sunday's Jubilee
Jazz In The Park concert to unveil the new-look bandstand in the
Manor Gardens. The metalwork and roof has been repainted and repairs
have made to the lighting and electrics. In Highbridge, the town's
new clock was unveiled - as
councillors celebrating the fountain's refurbishment with a drink
of its water
newly-painted Burnham and Highbridge town crest on the fountain
the completion of the project to refurbish the fountain
Jubilee plaque was also unveiled at the Manor Gardens bandstand
by the Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, Gill Slocombe