Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

23rd June 2021 Planning Agenda

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 23rd June 2021 in the Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea.

Please note that all attendees are required to follow all instructions from the Deputy Clerk and Chairman given at the meeting and to:

  • wear a mask
  • take a seat on arrival and remain seated at the set distance
  • use the hand sanitiser at the entry point
  • leave promptly at the end of the meeting

Yours sincerely

Lorna Williams

Deputy Town Clerk

17th June 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.
  3. To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on Wednesday 2nd June 2021 (copy enclosed)
  4. To consider the following Planning Applications, copies of which are available from https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/planningonline

11/21/018 (Amended)

Location:Land to the South of, Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9
Proposal:Erection of 5 no. single garages.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mrs Herbert

11/21/029 (Amended)

Location:6 Blytheway, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 2LF
Proposal:Erection of single storey rear (NE) and front (SW) porch extension and erection of a replacement detached garage, on site of existing (to be demolished).
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr Bigwood


Location:36 Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3JH
Proposal:Formation of new driveway and drop kerb to the front of property.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr A Tooke


Location:24 Priestley Way, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1QX
Proposal:Conversion of existing integral garage to living accommodation.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mrs E Allen


Location:58 Huntspill Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3DQ
Proposal:Erection of a two storey extension to the side (SW) elevation.
Case Officer:Liam Evans
Applicant:Mr Powell

5. To NOTE applications considered under delegated authority.

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

6.1To receive Notice of Temporary Road Closure – Brunels Way The works are expected to commence on 5th July 2021 and last for 12 days to enable Somerset Highways to carry out structural maintenance works to footways.  
6.2To note the final decision by Sedgemoor District Council in response to a proposal by British Telecommunications plc for the removal of public call boxes pursuant to Part 2 of the Schedule to a Direction published by Ofcom on 14 March 2006 (‘the Direction’).  
6.3To receive correspondence from Burnham Retail Group and the responses given by Events Traffic Management, SCC and SDC, Property & Income Services  

7. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 14th July 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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