MP welcomes £1.6m Evolution project go-ahead
MP James Heappey has this week welcomed the new that the town's
£1.6m Burnham Evolution Project has taken a step foward.
Burnham-On-Sea.com first reported
here, the project's Business Plan was approved by town councillors
on Monday for the project, which aims to make the town more attractive
to visitors and residents.
plan will form the basis to apply for £1,663,000 of funding
from the government's Coastal Communities Fund, the Hinkley Community
Impact Mitigation Fund and other funding bodies.
Heappey said: "I am pleased to see the Council are putting
together this project. With the busy tourism season approaching,
it is important the Esplanade looks its very best."
is a wonderful place for people to visit and there will be people
who will dismiss these improvements but I could not disagree more.
For a tourist town, first impressions really matter."