set to open new convenience store in Berrow
new Co-Op store is set to open along a busy road on the outskirts
of Burnham-On-Sea later this year, it's been confirmed this week.
has begun this week on clearing the mountain or rubble from the
site of the former Berrow Inn, where the new store will be sited.
consent was recently granted by Sedgemoor District Council for
a convenience store at the site along with three houses overlooking
the golf course.
Kew, Chairman of Berrow Parish Council, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
this week: "Most Berrow residents and nearby Burnham residents
will be pleased that the work has started."
giant heap of rubble has been an eyesore since the building was
quickly demolished over 12 months ago."
District Council's Development Committee approved the planning
application for the site back in February. Bob Filmer, the committee's
chairman, said: "Berrow Parish Council spoke strongly in
support of the development, saying the new facilities would benefit
Berrow and north Burnham."
concerns about traffic access onto the road had been raised by
the County Council, it was pointed out by the Parish Council that
the pub had been very successful and had handled access by delivery
lorries and customers' cars."
Inn reduced to rubble as demolition work is completed
for new shop and three homes unveiled for Berrow Inn site