Burnham-On-Sea town centre revamp set to get underway
set of town centre improvements is gathering pace in Burnham-On-Sea
following the appointment of a new Town Centre Manager.
Milner-Simonds, pictured, took on the new role last month
and says Burnham's town centre will see a number of changes over
are awaiting final confirmation of the start date for the street
works but are expecting them to be completed by early February,"
she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
will be new planters, new lighting columns in Victoria Street,
new lights in the High Street, a change of paving and tarmac in
a new events area, and 20 columns for hanging baskets and events
added that plans to introduce new advertising banners along the
High Street are also progressing to help promote local events.
am working on the booking guide for the event banner spaces and
have asked for quotes for the hanging basket planting and maintenance
from three local providers, including Burnham in Bloom."
added: "Creating improvements to the street scene - how the
town looks and feels - was an important outcome from the councils
steering group and I am pleased that these improvements are finally
whole package of improvements amounts to £440,000 and is
being funded by Tesco to offset the expansion of its Burnham store,
along with grants from the Town Council and former South West
Regional Development Agency.