concern over plan for thousands of new homes in Burnham area
concerns have been expressed this week about proposals to build
thousands of new homes in Burnham and Highbridge.
50 residents attended a consultation session in Highbridge where
Sedgemoor District Council staff, pictured, were on hand
to answer questions.
first reported last month how thousands
of new homes could be built in Burnham and Highbridge under
plans unveiled for the future of the town.
had a good flow of visitors at this week's consultation in Highbridge,"
council spokesman Nick Tait told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
expressed concern about potential new housing in the area,"
are interested in hearing more information about the flood risks
and infrastructure issues."
council's plan, right, outlines how potential new development
across Sedgemoor would take place up to the year 2032.
Council has produced a consultation document and is currently
inviting comments until December 18th, after which the Local Plan
will be re-drafted, incorporating the changes, and published for
further consultation next year. It will then be subject to examination
by planning inspectors.
consultation document, initial Sustainability Appraisal Report
and other relevant supporting documents, can be found on the Councils
website here or
at the Sedgemoor District Council Offices, Bridgwater House, Kings
Square, Bridgwater, TA6 3AR Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 5.00pm.
For further information, contact the Planning Policy team on 01278
435544 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org