revamp of Burnham-On-Sea's High Street gets underway
to revamp part of Burnham-On-Sea town centre is getting underway
this week as part of a major programme of improvements.
pavements between Cross Street and Adam Street are planned to
be completed during January, weather permitting, the Town Council
said this week.
lighting columns in the High Street, new lighting columns in Victoria
Street, new planters, cycle racks, hanging baskets and event banner
columns will then be installed during February.
surfacing work between Cross Street and Adam Street is scheduled
to be completed by the end of March.
Martin Associates, which is project managing the work on behalf of the council,
will be giving advance notice to affected
traders to ensure they have adequate time to prepare.
council says the work aims to enhance the appearance of Burnham's 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.