for seven new homes in Burnham-On-Sea draw objections
town councillors have raised formal objections over plans by a
housing firm to remove parking spaces in the town to create seven
in Sedgemoor wants to demolish a set of garages to construct three
new dwellings on land to the north of 2 Quantock Close, as pictured
above, with the loss of five parking spaces.
the firm also wants to demolish a further set of garages between
numbers 53 and 69 Love Lane to create a new building of four new
flats, pictured right, with the loss of eight parking spaces.
proposals were considered by town councillors at their latest
Planning Applications Committee meeting, where several objections
Peter Burridge Clayton said: "While the new homes may well
enhance the area and provide new housing, there's concern about
the loss of parking which is contrary to council policy."
Andy Brewer added: "Several residents have put in objections
about the removal of parking and privacy issues for which I can
objections against both schems have therefore been raised on the
grounds that the plans are contrary to the County Council's parking
strategy and a policy within the Sedgemoor Core Strategy.
Town Council has also recommended a site visit by Sedgemoor District
Council planners to the area affected before they consider the