years on from closure, Burnham-On-Sea job centre to stay empty
former job centre looks set to remain vacant until at least the
end of this year, it has emerged this week ten years after
the facilities closed down.
agent representing the owner of the site, Alder King, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
this week that no new owner has been found.
Alder King spokeswoman said: "There has been recent interest
in this site from possible commercial users, but nothing further."
building, at the junction of the High Street and Regent Street,
has been vacant since the former job centre closed in March 2008.
Department for Work and Pensions vacated it on 31st January 2009
and handed the building over to Telereal Trillium.
lease for the premises expires on 31st December 2018. Although the
lease is still in the name of the Secretary of State, it is virtually
assigned to Telereal Trillium.
site could ultimately be redeveloped with government Coastal Community
Fund cash as part of a regeneration project, as Burnham-On-Sea.com
recently reported here.