Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council


21st April 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 21st April 2021

Yours sincerely

Lorna Williams

Deputy Town Clerk

14th April 2021

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

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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.

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  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 31st March 2021 (copy enclosed)
  4. To receive a presentation from Andre Doyle, Somerset County Council regarding the delivery of a series of improvement schemes on a stretch of the A38 which runs from the Edithmead Roundabout at Junction 22 of the M5 in Sedgemoor to the South Bristol Link
  5. To consider the following Planning Applications, copies of which are available from https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/planningonline


Location:76 Berrow Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2EZ
Proposal:Change of use of a dwelling to 6 no. bedroom residential care home.
Case Officer:Shanta Parsons
Applicant:Mr Major


Location:2 Saxondale Avenue, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PR
Proposal:Formation of new access and erection of garage, with external works
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Osborn


Location:Electronic Communications Apparatus, Marine Drive, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8
Proposal:Proposed installation of a 15 metre-high monopole supporting 6 no. antennas and 2 no. transmission dishes, 4 no. equipment cabinets and development works ancillary thereto.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Hutchison 3G UK Ltd


Location:14 Braithwaite Place, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PJ
Proposal:Application to determine if prior approval is required for the erection of a single storey rear (East) extension extending 5.5m from the rear elevation
Case Officer:Shanta Parsons
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Jinks


Location:Little Newton, 137B Berrow Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PN
Proposal:T1 Copper Beech – Crown lift over public highway to give 6m clearance from ground level. T2 Birch Tree – Fell and replace with Himalayan Birch.
Case Officer:Janette Burton
Applicant:Mr P Madden


Location:81A Church Street, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3HS
Proposal:Yew (T1) – Raise branches over road to 5.2m. Common Lime (T3) – Reduce crown by 3m to suitable secondary branches.
Case Officer:Janette Burton
Applicant:Diocese of Bath & Wells

6.To NOTE applications considered under delegated authority.

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

7.1To note the proposed public path diversion order of Footpath: AX 32/33 in the Parish of Burnham and Highbridge.  
7.2To receive notification of the Burnham-on-Sea Farmers Market Road Closures for 2021: 30th April, 28th May, 25th June, 30th July, 27th August, 24th September  
7.3To consider the consultation – Draft Self-Build and Custom Build Homes Supplementary Planning Document

8. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 12th May 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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