Burnham Police Station is 'taken off the market'
sale of Burnham-On-Sea police station has been put on hold, it's
been announced this week.
Police Neighbourhood Beat Manager Ryan Dinham, speaking at Monday's
Annual Town Council Meeting, said: "The station was up for
sale but we've decided to take it off the market and not promote
it until alternative accommodation is found."
added that "no decisions" have been made about the future
of the station, adding that "nothing is planned for the near
to questions from the audience, he added that Burnham Fire Station
is not currently being considered as an alternative location for
the police and he added that no decision has been taken on whether
to use Burnham Library as an office for the police.
here last year that Burnham's Police Station is earmarked
MP James Heappey said: "Burnham and Highbridge needs a police
station of its own to make residents feel secure and to provide
a base for policing in the town and nearby during
the summer when the population increases with all our visitors."
police station closure has been a key local issue as residents
across the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area go to the polls
for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday
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