High Street to close on three evenings for resurfacing
High Street will be closed on three evenings this week while resurfacing
work is carried out as part of the town centre's programme of
A new surface is set to be laid by Somerset County Council, with
the High Street closed on Monday March 23rd, Tuesday March 24th
and Wednesday March 25th from 6.30pm until approximately 11.30pm
Martin, the Project Manager who is overseeing the town centre
improvements, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The work has been
specially scheduled to minimise disruption on shops and businesses
during the daytime when they're open."
comes after the Town Centre Manager and Burnham Chamber of Trade
asked for daytime disruption to be kept to a minimum.
town centre improvements are due to be finished by the start of
the Easter holidays. The work aims to enhance the appearance of
Burnham town centre to encourage more shoppers and visitors.
changes are part of a combined work package amounting to £440,000
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.