town centre revamp 'on track for Easter completion'
to revamp Burnham-On-Sea's town centre is on track to be completed
for Easter, the Town Council has said this week.
in the centre of the High Street have been resurfaced with new
paviers over the past week, pictured here.
work to install new lighting columns, sign posts, noticeboards,
flower planters, cycle racks, hanging baskets and event banner
columns is also underway.
Martin, the Town Council's Project Manager in charge of the work,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the work is running to plan.
moving forward well and I'm very pleased with the progress,"
he said. "The work is on track to schedule for Easter."
new pavements in the High Street look really attractive and that
section of the road will also be resurfaced before Easter, providing
the weather allows it."
majority of the new street furniture is now installed - such as
planters, cycle racks and noticeboards. We're about half way finished
with hanging basket stands."
work aims to enhance the appearance of Burnham town centre to
encourage more shoppers and visitors.
changes are part of a combined work package amounting to £440,000
funded by Tesco to offset the expansion of its Burnham store,
along with grants from the Town Council and former South West
Regional Development Agency.