hit pedestrian crossing planned for busy
Burnham-On-Sea councillor has said work to create a new pedestrian
crossing is once again in full swing after months of delays.
new crossing will be installed on Berrow Road, outside Kathleen
Chambers care home, which is operated by the Royal National Institute
of the Blind.
project was originally announced in February this year and has
suffered delays due to design issues arising from lighting requirements,
signal design and consultation.
Peter Burridge-Clayton, who secured the county council funding
for the project under its minor works schemes, said that work
to the crossing is expected to begin between October and November
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I would like to reassure everybody
the crossing will go ahead. I had a meeting at County Hall last
week and am pleased to say the scheme still has funding, despite
difficult budgetary times, and is progressing."
think it is very important we get this right, given its location
on the Berrow Road. I can understand the need for time to resolve
is just one of 75 minor works schemes being progressed throughout
the county and I will keep up the pressure to ensure the work
on this scheme is carried out as soon as possible."
Burnham County Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton standing at the
spot where the new crossing is due to be installed