Inn heading to Highbridge? Talks underway over new hotel
of new jobs could be set to be created in Highbridge when a new
hotel opens on the town's Isleport Business Park as part of a £14m
are currently underway between the owners of the site next to Bennet
Road and potential hotel operators - who are believed to include
Premier Inn and Travelodge.
negotiations" have begun, Sedgemoor District Council told Burnham-On-Sea.com
Claire Faun said this week: "Significant activity is underway
on site on the Isleport Business Park, with 12-15 acres of additional
space currently being brought forward."
includes a new Aldi superstore which is currently in planning, a
hotel which is currently in contractual negotiations, a new distribution
business which was consented before Christmas, and 14 small business
units which are currently in planning."
Highbridge Enterprise Centre is full and its expansion is mostly
pre-let. Collectively, projects secured will equate to around £14m
Aldi supermarket and fast
food drive-thru McDonalds restaurant
could also be coming to the site, as first reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com.
development site is next to the entrance to the business park and
is within easy reach of the A38 and M5 motorway, making it attractive
to potential hotel operators.