set to begin on redevelopment of Highbridge Hotel this month
major project to turn the derelict Highbridge Hotel into a £1.8million
YMCA development is finally set to become a reality after contracts
were exchanged with the sites builders.
The new development will see the hotel transformed into 22 affordable
flats for young people, as well as new sports facilities for the
community and a YMCA hub.
YMCA says the Work is set to begin on the project by the end of
January, despite a series of delays holding up the start.
organisation's Somerset chief executive, Martin Hodgson, right,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com before
Christmas that the YMCA had awarded contracts for the build
to Mi-Space, which is part of Midas.
week, he said the building work is due to begin before the end
of the month and that the project is on track to be completed
in the autumn of 2016.
Hotel has been derelict for over six year since a huge
blaze destroyed much of it in April 2008 followed by several
other smaller blazes. Negotiations about its future have been
ongoing ever since.