expansion project sees new roof arrive at
expansion of Burnham-On-Sea's seafront pier as part of a £100,000
project is taking shape this week as the new covered area outside
Parkin, who manages The Pavilion on Burnham's Esplanade, is overseeing
the work to install a £60,000 high-tech, folding roof plus
covered area is being constructed over the front forecourt this
week and is due to be completed over the next few days.
all going to plan and we're pleased with how it looks," she
told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "The
new roof should be completed this weekend and our new custom-made
furniture will be arriving in October."
will be some raised seating over by the far wall to let customers
eat while watching the beach and tide."
in the year, a local builder will also be filling the 6ft gap
between the roof and the kiosk - we couldn't put that up until
the roof is complete as that has to be flush."
hope is that we'll be open throughout the winter months - there
will be 104 covers in the new covered food area."
in March last year, The Pavilion was
granted approval for the work to install the £60,000
high-tech folding roof along with another £40,000 of improvements.
district councillors said they wanted to help the economic vibrancy
of the attraction, which is well known for being Britain's shortest