Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council




To: The Chairman – Cllr Andy Brewer, Cllrs Peter Clayton (Vice-Chairman), Julie Flurry, 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 15th September 2021 in the Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea.

Councillors are reminded that, as public office holders, they are expected to comply with the ‘Nolan Principles’ & the council’s Code of Conduct, and to show respect to others in accordance with the law.

In order to help keep each other safe, all attendees at meetings are asked to be considerate of others and follow requests given by the chairman at the meeting. We will be grateful if you will continue to please:

 use the hand sanitiser at the entry point

 use the NHS app at the door to record your attendance

 take your seat on arrival and remain seated throughout at the set distance

 leave promptly at the end of the meeting

 If you are able, please wear a face covering that fits over the nose and

Yours sincerely

Lorna Williams

Deputy Town Clerk

8th September 2021

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.

Unless granted a dispensation, a councillor with voting rights shall not participate in discussion or vote on a matter in which they have an interest and shall withdraw from the meeting during discussion of the matter

  • To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on 23rd August 2021 (copy enclosed)

There shall be no discussion about the draft minutes of a preceding meeting except in relation to their accuracy

  • Formal announcements from the chair

Any councillor member of the committee wishing to provide an announcement should first liaise with the chairman prior to the meeting.

  • Public participation session
  • To consider the following Planning Applications, copies of which are available

from https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/planningonline


Location:Burnham On Sea Rifle Range, Cassis Close, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1NN
Proposal:Erection of single storey extension to the South elevation..
Case Officer:Mr L Evans
Applicant:Burnham- On- Sea Rifle Club


Location:39 Stoddens Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2DA
Proposal:Erection of single storey extension to the rear (NE) elevation.
Case Officer:Mr L Evans


Location:22 Shelley Drive, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2QD
Proposal:Retrospective application for the erection of rear (South) covered decking area.
Case Officer:Ms A Elvé
Applicant:Mr Campbell


Location:1 Brent Broad, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PX
Proposal:Erection of two storey rear (West) and single storey rear (West) extension on the site of existing conservatory (to be demolished).
Case Officer:Mr L Evans
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Mansfield


Location:Burnham Area Rescue Boat, South Esplanade, Burnham On Sea, Somerset
Proposal:Proposed connection of hovercraft washdown discharge to public foul sewer.
Case Officer:Ms S Parsons
Applicant:BARB Search and Rescue


Location:12 Hawkins Close, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2TN
Proposal:Erection of two storey and single storey rear (SW) and side (NW) wrap around extension on site of existing conservatory (to be demolished).
Case Officer:Ms A Elvé
Applicant:Mr J Cashman


Location:19 Oxford Street, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1LG
Proposal:Variations of Conditions 2 and 11 of Planning Permission 11/20/00040 (Erection of 4 No. Dwellings with parking and alterations to access including provision of parking for care home) to amend the approved drawings.
Case Officer:Mr L Evans
Applicant:Country Court Care


Location:3 Westfield Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2AW
Proposal:Erection of a single storey extension to the rear (North) elevation..
Case Officer:Ms S Parsons
Applicant:Mr P Barryman


Location:Land At, Brue Farm, Huntspill Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3DE
Proposal:Variations of Conditions 3, 21, 28, 32 of Planning Permission 52/19/00001 (Hybrid (full and outline) application for the erection of up to 171 dwellings together with associated infrastructure, including provision of roundabout and public open space and seeking outline permission with all matters reserved for the erection of a primary school.) to reduce number of plots to 167 and associated layout changes.
Case Officer:Bloor Homes South West/BDW Trading Ltd
Applicant:Mrs D de Vries
  • To receive temporary road closure notification in Burnham-on-Sea for a Fireworks Display on Sunday 7th November
  • To NOTE applications considered under delegated authority.

Business & Planning Act 2020

Application for the renewal of Pavement Licence until September 30th 2022

Premises address: May’s Café, 1 Abingdon St, Burnham-on-sea, Somerset TA8 1PH

  • To receive any relevant correspondence and note any items of information from the Clerk.
  1. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 6th October 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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