project to expand Burnham Pavilion 'to go ahead this autumn'
expansion of Burnham-On-Sea's seafront pier as part of a £100,000
overhaul is set to go ahead this autumn, its owners have said
Parkin, who manages the Pavilion on The Esplanade, was granted
permission to install a £60,000 high-tech folding roof and
other improvements last year.
said this week that the construction work had been scheduled to
get underway shortly, however the
start of the project has now been moved to September.
had hoped to get the new roof up for the six week summer holiday,
but due to unforseen circumstances it will now go up in the week of September 7th," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
had put the conservatory onto an online auction site,
but have temporarily withdrawn it because of the date change.
However, anyone interested can contact me at The Pavilion, bearing
in mind that the structure will have to come down the week prior
to September 7th."
in March last year, The Pavilion was
granted approval for the work to install the controversial
£60,000 high-tech folding roof along with another £40,000
district councillors said they wanted to help the economic vibrancy
of the attraction, which is renowned for being Britain's shortest