Burnham-On-Sea care home earmarked for seven new homes
former care home in Burnham-On-Sea could soon be turned into seven
new homes if plans to overhaul the site win approval.
former Gables Care Home on the corner of Burnham's Grove Road
and Berrow Road closed because there was not enough space and
flexibility for it to meet modern care standards.
the new proposals submitted to Sedgemoor District Council, the
owner wants to create one two-bedroom house, four two-bedroom
flats and two one bedroom flats. New Shore Developments also wants
to demolish some of the property's ground floor extensions to
make way for the development.
The company states in its design and access statement that they
will retain the building's historical features as far as possible,
stating: "The conversion of the remaining existing building
will be sympathetic to retaining the original house room sizes
and proportions where possible, the main access stair being an
extensions will have a pitched gable roof feature to match the
appearance of the original building and help weathering. Bay windows
and porch details will be introduced with period style windows
to regenerate the period feature of the original building.
of the public can currently submit comments on the application
to Sedgemoor District Council.