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A proposed extended conservation area for Weston-super-Mare has been adopted by North Somerset Council. The new Great Weston Conservation area stretches from Birnbeck Pier to Royal Sands and includes the town centre of Weston. Cara MacMahon, Heritage Action Zone Officer, said: “The adoption of Great Weston Conservation Area is a game changer for Weston-super-Mare. By […]

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Council seeks opinion on new Conservation area

by mikebell on 25 September, 2018

Residents and businesses in Weston-super-Mare have been invited to give their views on a consultation aiming to extend the current conservation area within the town centre. Working with consultants, Allies and Morrison, the proposals will look to merge the current conservation areas in Weston into one that is subdivided into four separate character areas. This includes increasing […]

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Weston conservation areas consultations out now

by mikebell on 13 September, 2018

North Somerset Council is currently developing proposals for changes to the Conservation Areas that operate in Weston-super-Mare – and they want to hear what you think. Conservation areas exist to protect the special architectural and historic interest of a place – in other words the features that make it unique and distinctive. You can read more about […]

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New housing development document published

by mikebell on 11 September, 2018

Potential housing sites put forward by landowners and developers have been listed in a document published by North Somerset Council. However, the inclusion of a site in the document does not mean it is endorsed by North Somerset Council or that it will be developed. The council are required by government to carry out this […]

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Building North Somerset’s future

by mikebell on 5 September, 2018

Residents in North Somerset have an opportunity to help shape the future growth of the area. North Somerset Council is inviting residents to give their views on an ‘Issues and Options’ document it has produced looking at the issues raised by future population and housing growth and the options available to address them. The housing […]

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North Somerset Council is being urged to urgently evaluate options for a park and ride scheme for Weston-super-Mare following another bumper Bank Holiday weekend of visitors – and traffic queues. North Somerset Councillor Mike Bell (Liberal Democrat, Weston-super-Mare Central Ward) says that the traffic jams over the Bank Holiday weekend showed “yet again that a fresh approach […]

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New planning application: 17 High Street, Weston

by mikebell on 28 March, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning application in High Street. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Removal and replacement of the east and west facing facades 17/P/0722/F 17 High Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1HA Removal and replacement of the east and west facing facades, including the shop frontage at ground […]

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New planning application: 21 Clarendon Road

by mikebell on 28 March, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning application Clarendon Road. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Raise height of stone garden wall 17/P/0678/F 21 Clarendon Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3EE Raise height of stone garden wall from 1.09 mtr. to 2 mtr.

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Just to let residents know about recent planning application Ellenborough Park North. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Conversion and change of use of existing guesthouse 17/P/0671/F 1A & 3 Ellenborough Park North, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1XH Conversion and change of use of existing guesthouse (C1 use) to form additional residential care […]

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Tesco to end free parking unless you spend

by mikebell on 13 September, 2016

Shoppers at the Tesco store in Weston town centre will have to spend at least £5 in store if they want to park a car for more than 30 minutes. Tesco bosses are going to introduce new parking measures for the store which will see people fined £70 if they stay for longer than two hours. If […]

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