for new Asda petrol station in Highbridge edge a step closer
plans to build a new low-cost petrol station outside its Highbridge
store have moved a further step closer this week.
District Council's Development Control Committee gave the go-ahead
for the eight-pump petrol station at the Caxton Road store last
this week, the supermaket has submitted an application to the
council for 'advertisement consent', requesting permission to
display four non-illuminated canopy fascia signs, plus one internally
illuminated totem sign and four non-illuminated sign posts at
the petrol station.
is expected to be the final 'hurdle' that the store needs to cross
before building work starts this year.
on the application are welcome as part of Sedgemoor District Council's
normal planning consultation process before September 12th. The
application reference number is 11/14/00090.
altered its original plans for the site by reversing the proposed
entrance and exit locations at the proposed petrol station to
address road safety concerns.
some nearby residents are unimpressed and claim the petrol station
will create extra noise, pollution and disturbance.