for 11 new flats in Burnham-On-Sea rejected by district council
to convert a residential care home in Burnham-On-Sea into 11 self-contained
flats has been turned by council planners this week.
District Council's Development Control Committee rejected a request
for full planning permission to convert 139 Berrow Road, Newton
Lodge Residential Home.
application covered the "change of use, conversion and extension
of an elderly persons residence to 11 self-contained flats and formation
councillors turned down the scheme, saying there had been no progress
made in the completion of a so-called 'S106 agreement' contribution.
explained: "In the absence of a legal agreement to secure the
required affordable housing contribution, the application is contrary
to several policies of the adopted Sedgemoor Core Strategy."