is 'confident that Burnham Morrisons site won't be empty long'
District Council says it is "confident" that the site
of Burnham-On-Sea's Morrisons supermarket on the town's seafront
will not be vacant for very long.
on Thursday that the Pier Street store is proposed to close
as part of a cost-cutting move.
Faun, Corporate Relations Manager at Sedgemoor District Council,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are disappointed that Morrisons
in Burnham has been selected for closure. The Councils
Economic Development Team were in touch with the company as soon
as the news broke and offered their help, alongside Job Centre
"SDC is confident that the site, in its prime location,
will not be vacant for too long. The Economic Development Team
will be talking with Morrisons and local partners to ascertain
She added: "The site is not owned by Sedgemoor District
Council. Sedgemoor sold the site of the store building to Gateway
in 1990. The car park is partly owned by Sedgemoor directly and
part leased by Sedgemoor from the company who own site."