cyclists raise concerns over poor state of town roads
in Burnham-On-Sea have this week raised concerns about the poor
condition of roads in the town.
and crumbling surfaces have appeared during recent months, including
on The Esplanade, as pictured here near the junction with Cross
winter seems to have left its mark on many of our busy roads,"
says one Burnham cyclist, Martin Cook, who is calling on Somerset
County Council to address the issues.
poor state of The Esplanade and others in and around the town puts
cyclists at risk, and can cause accidents or damage to bikes."
Worthington, a spokesperson for Somerset County Council, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
that one of its Highways Inspectors has reviewed The Esplanade this
worst areas have been added to the planned patching programme for
the next financial year. The full length of the road has also been
added to the list of roads to be prioritised for future resurfacing
works," she confirmed.
"Planned safety inspections will continue to be carried out
on a routine basis to ensure the highway is maintained to a safe
The damaged road surface on Burnham-On-Sea's Esplanade photographed
earlier this week