opens new £215,000 classroom at Burnham-On-Sea school
Mayor cut a ribbon to officially open a £215,000 extension
at Burnham-On-Sea's St Andrews Primary School on Monday (July
new classroom at the school in Dunstan Road will provide space
for 30 extra students.
Martin Cox was the special guest at the ceremony alongside headteacher
Gavin Morris and staff plus Rachel Collins of Somerset County
Council, site manager Chris Lowden and Darryl Mitchard of building
contractors Melhuish and Saunders.
Morris told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The finished classroom has
received high praise and compliments from across the community;
we simply could not be more pleased."
County Council have liaised excellently with us, and the architect
and the contractors, Melhuish and Saunders, have done a magnificent
completed the build within the timeframe and worked closely with
the school at all times."
County Council says it has invested £5m in each of the past
two years to improve the condition of school buildings across
the county and cater for growing pupil numbers.
Mayor Martin Cox cutting the ribbon with staff and pupils