Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council


8th July 2020 Planning Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 8th July 2020 via video conferencing

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

1 member of the Press was present and no members of the public were present.

Public Participation

There were no speakers.

39/20/PC       Apologies

                        There were no apologies received

                        Cllr Helen Groves was not present

40/20/PC       Declarations of Interest in items on this agenda & dispensations granted

                        Cllr Louise Parkin declared an interest in application 11/20/051 and would take no part in the discussion by turning her camera and mic off.

41/20/PC       Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Monday 15th June 2020 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

42/20/PC       Planning Applications considered

                        Cllr Parkin removed herself from the meeting

11/20/051      Location: 19 West Avenue, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3HB

Proposal: Erection of a bungalow.

Case Officer: Liam Evans

Applicant: Mr S Abrahams

Comment:    No Observations

Cllr Parkin rejoined the meeting

11/20/052      Location: 16 Martins Close, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2JX

Proposal: Erection of 1 No. detached single storey dwelling.

Case Officer: Liam Evans

Applicant: Mr and Mrs Franklin

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/057      Location: Twenty-Two Services Limited, Bennett Road, Highbridge, TA9 4PW

Proposal: Proposed Change of Use from Office Accommodation (Use Class B1) to 3 No. Trade Counter Units (Use Class B2 & B8) (part retrospective)

Case Officer: Liam Evans

Applicant: Twenty-Two Services Limited

Comment:    Members supported the application on the grounds that it was providing additional small business start-up space. The building had been empty for a couple of years as one big unit, so it is encouraging to see that potentially it will help small businesses develop through natural commercial growth.

11/20/058      Location: 16 Poplar Estate, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3AN

Proposal: Erection of a first floor extension over existing single storey extension (revised scheme).

Case Officer: Shanta Parsons

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Eryilmaz

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/059      Location: 42 Oldway Place, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3LW

Proposal: Erection of a single storey extension to the rear (NE) and side (NW) elevations.

Case Officer: Amelia Elvé

Applicant: Mr C Haines

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/060      Location: 21 Briar Close, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1HU

Proposal: Erection of a two storey extension to the side (North) elevation and erection of a front porch.

Case Officer: Amelia Elvé

Applicant: Mr S Nicholls

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/062      Location: 78 Stoddens Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2DB

Proposal:      Erection of a single storey extension (West) and extension of existing dormer window (West).

Case Officer: Liam Evans

Applicant: Mr and Mrs Roberts

Comment:    No Observations

43/20/PC       Applications considered under delegated authority

                        There were none.

44/20/PC       Correspondence from the Clerk

                        No correspondence received

45/20/PC       Date of Next meeting

It was noted that the next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 29th July 2020 at 7pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7:33pm

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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. 

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