Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 2nd June 2021 7pm in the Council Chamber, the Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Rd, Burnham-on-Sea

Present: Cllr Andy Brewer (Chairman), Cllrs Peter Clayton, Julie Flurry, Nick Tolley, Louise Parkin, Bill Hancock with Lorna Williams (Deputy Clerk) in attendance.

No members of the public or press were present.

Public Participation

There were no speakers.

65/21/PC Apologies
Cllr Sue Harvey
66/21/PC Declarations of Interest in items on this agenda & dispensations granted
Cllr Brewer declared an interest on item 6.1 – an application to vary a Premises Licence at Burnham Holiday Village
67/21/PC Approval of Minutes
The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Wednesday 12th May 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

68/21/PC Planning Applications considered

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

Comment: No Observations

Location: 32 Grange Avenue, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3AL
Proposal: Installation of dormer windows to the front (North) elevation and formation of balcony to the rear (South) elevation to accommodate loft conversion.
Case Officer: Liam Evans
Applicant: Mrs S Robinson

Comment: No Observations

Location: 8 Brightstowe Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2HW
Proposal: Erection of a detached meeting room and replacement of existing shed.
Case Officer: Shanta Parsons
Applicant: Mr Arnold

Comment: No Observations

Location: 3 Atyeo Close, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2EJ
Proposal: Erection of an orangery on site of existing conservatory (to be demolished).
Case Officer: Amelia Elvé
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Perry

Comment: No Observations

Location: 12 Gloucester Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1JA
Proposal: Erection of an extension to the front (NW) elevation.
Case Officer: Amelia Elvé
Applicant: Cottle

Comment: No Observations

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

Comment: No Observations

Location: The Gables, 5 Poplar Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2HD
Proposal: Alterations to existing extension with thermal insulation, roof tiles to match existing dwelling, installation of 3no. velux windows to the side (West) elevation. Installation of a door to the rear (South) elevation and rendered finish.
Case Officer: Liam Evans
Applicant: Mr S Clements

Comment: No Observations

Location: 35 Ashcott Drive, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1HT
Proposal: Erection of single storey rear (East) extension on site of existing conservatory (to be demolished).
Case Officer: Amelia Elvé
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Butt

Comment: No Observations

Location: 118 Highbridge Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1LW
Proposal: Erection of a two storey extension to the rear (East) elevation.
Case Officer: Amelia Elvé
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Eley

Comment: No Observations

Location: 31 St Johns Road, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 2AX
Proposal: Erection of single storey rear (North) extension.
Case Officer: Amelia Elvé
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Reason

Comment: No Observations

69/21/PC Applications considered under delegated authority
No applications had been considered under delegated authority

    Correspondence from the Clerk

Cllr Brewer left the meeting and Cllr Clayton took the Chair

70/21/PC Application to Vary a Premises Licence
Burnham-on-Sea Holiday Village main entertainment complex, Marine Drive, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1LA
The meeting had no comments to make on this application

Cllr Brewer re-joined the meeting as Chair

71/21/PC To note filming to take place in Wells and Burnham-on-Sea
The meeting noted that on Tuesday 8th June in the afternoon that filming would take on the seafront and the beach. It involved a piano being played on the beach.

72/21/PC Date of Next meeting
It was noted that the next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 7pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.40pm

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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