new homes earmarked to replace industrial park in Highbridge
plans to demolish an industrial park in Highbridge and replace
it with 62 new homes have been unveiled this week.
Property Link is seeking full planning permission to build 62
dwellings on the site of Morland Industrial Park in Morland Road.
plans comprise of two four-bedroom homes, 27 three-bedroom homes,
27 two-bedroom properties and 6 one-bedroom homes.
businesses located at the industrial park told Burnham-On-Sea.com
on Tuesday that they are concerned about the plans.
is a lot of uncertainty - we could have to go through expensive
moves to other locations to stay in business," said one businessman,
who asked not to be named.
Matthews from nearby Morland Community Hall - which appears on
the plans to be outside the area to be redeveloped - told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We have been kept completely in the dark about the plans."
scheme includes the formation of roads, 116 car parking spaces
and landscaping, plus the demolition of existing buildings.
planning application acknowledges that 35 people are employeed
on the site at the moment.
District Council's planning department is currently inviting comments
on the scheme, with comments being accepted until August 20th.
The planning application number is 11/13/00078.