ready as final businesses leave Highbridge business park
final companies to be based at Highbridge's Morland Industrial
Park have left this week as the site is set to be bulldozed to
make way for over 60 new homes.
last year that Sedgemoor District Council had approved the
re-development of the park for 62 affordable homes. Work is expected
to start shortly on demolishing the business park.
Chedzey of Jimas Offset Print, one firm that has moved from the
park, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's been difficult to find
new, decent sized accommodation similar to what we had at Morland
for 31 years. After a long search have found a slightly smaller
premises in Church Road, West Huntspill, which is a good alternative."
C & H Carpets & Flooring has found a new base on the nearby
Walrow Industrial Estate. Neil Close said: "It has been very
difficult to find a new base, but I'm pleased that we have got
a good premises and are continuing to trade as normal."
Morland Social Club has recently closed its doors and it's expected
that it will re-open at the site in the future.
plans for Morland Industrial Park will see two four-bedroom properties,
27 three-bedroom properties, 27 two-bedroom properties and 6 one-bedroom
properties being built.