Berrow residents fear village pub will be replaced with homes
residents in Berrow fear the village's pub could soon be knocked
down and replaced with new homes if it is sold at an auction later
Berrow Inn is due to be auctioned on July 29th and has a guide
price of £350,000 - £380,000.
the property is being marketed as a pub with an alcohol license,
the sale board outside states that the pub has 'significant development
Keith Verrier is one of several residents who are concerned about
what the future holds for the building.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We don't want to be without our
village pub. Our fear is that the property is going to be sold
off and turned into a block of flats or houses. We don't want
to have to travel to Burnham or Brean to use a pub - we want our
local pub to be the social hub of the village."
have recently lost our last fast food take-away when the owner
moved to Brean and losing the pub would be so damaging and sad
Another nearby resident, John Presley, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"This doesn't only affect people in Berrow - it is the only
pub between Brean and Burnham. It is an important social meeting
place and should not be sold off and developed."
owner of the pub told Burnham-On-Sea.com he has no comment to