Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

10th March 2021 Planning Agenda

To: The Chairman – Cllr Andy Brewer, Cllrs Peter Clayton (Vice-Chairman), Helen Groves, Sue Harvey, Bill Hancock, Louise Parkin, Nick Tolley with Mike Facey (ex officio).

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Planning Committee to be held at 7pm on Wednesday 10th March 2021

Yours sincerely

Lorna Williams

Deputy Town Clerk

4th March 2021

This meeting will be held remotely using Zoom. The meeting invitation is:

This meeting will be held remotely using Zoom. The meeting invitation is:


Meeting ID: 913 2695 5610

Passcode: 934522

All attendees must display their true name on joining the remote meeting.

Please visit www.burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk for guidance on how to gain remote public access to the meeting and for all non-confidential meeting papers.

A public participation session will be held prior the commencement of the formal meeting. Anyone wishing to speak on any matter should give notice to the Clerk by midday on the last working day before the meeting. No resolution can be made on any matter that is not on the agenda.

Please be aware that meetings are audio recorded


  1. To receive apologies for non-attendance
  2. To receive any declarations of interest on items included on this Agenda and to note any dispensations granted.
  3. To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on Wednesday 17th February (copy enclosed)
  4. To consider the following Planning Applications, copies of which are available from https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/planningonline


Location:Twenty Two Services Limited, Bennett Road, Highbridge, TA9 4PW
Proposal:Hybrid (full and outline) application. Full application for the change of use of Office Units 5, 6 and 7 to flexible use comprising Use Classes E, B1, B2 and B8, with parking and bin store area. Outline application for the erection of a building for Class E and sui generis use including retail showroom space for automotive related use.
Case Officer:Dawn de Vries
Applicant:Twenty-Two Services Limited


Location:Asda, Caxton Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3BX
Proposal:Removal of Condition 14 of Planning Permission 11/15/00080 (Variation of condition 25 of Planning Permission 11/04/00190 to read “There shall be no service deliveries on the site after 21.00 hours or before 05.00 hours Mondays to Saturdays; or after 17.00 hours or before 09.00 on a Sunday.” to allow deliveries at 5am, Monday to Saturday on a permanent basis.) to allow deliveries at 5am, Monday to Saturday, on a permanent basis.
Case Officer:Mitch Kitts
Applicant:ASDA Stores Limited


Location:Land To The North East Of, Bennett Road, Highbridge
Proposal:Erection of a storage or distribution and/or a light industrial unit with ancillary trade counter and associated parking.
Case Officer:Dawn de Vries
Applicant:Isleport Business Park


Location:Isleport Business Park, Bennett Road, Highbridge, TA9 4PW
Proposal:Construction of a pedestrian crossing with dropped kerbs and central refuge island to link Yeo Valleys Distribution Centre with offices at Acorn House.
Case Officer:Shanta Parsons
Applicant:Yeo Valley Properties Ltd


Location:Burnham On Sea Memorial Hospital, 6 Love Lane, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1ED
Proposal:Formation of day room polycarbonate conservatory roof to be replaced with a metal profile tiled roof.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Location:29 St Johns Road, Burnham On Sea, TA8 2AX
Proposal:Erection of a single storey rear (North) extension
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Neilson


Location:43 High Street, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1PB
Proposal:Application for the Prior Approval of the proposed partial change of use of part of Shop (Use Class A1) to No. 2 residential units and associated works.
Case Officer:Shanta Parsons
Applicant:Bastins 2012 Ltd

5. To NOTE applications considered under delegated authority.

6. To receive any relevant correspondence and note any items of information from the Clerk

6.1 To Note Email correspondence re: Covid Safety issues Burnham-on-Sea Farmers Market

6.2 To consider pre e-consultation letter and plans for Proposed 5G Telecommunications Installation on Marine Drive from Hutchison 3G UK Limited.

7. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 31st March 2021 at 7pm

Records Retention Schedule

Financial Risk Management Policy - March 2023

Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

– The event will be open to all members of the public

– The event will be free of charge

– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend

– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge


Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday. 

Your organisation and contact details

What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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