In Bloom judges 'impressed' by Burnham-On-Sea during visit
hopes of achieving success in the Britain In Bloom competition were
given a boost this week when two judges visited the town.
The judges were met by Burnham In Bloom organiser Dave Perrett and
supporters on Monday July 10th, as pictured here.
judges were said to be "impressed" by their tour of the
town, which started on the town's seafront.
In Bloom Chairman Dave Perrett told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
hope that we've done well - it was a good visit."
added: "The judges started off at the sailing club and viewed
the flower beds along the Esplanade lawns, before visiting the old
cemetry, High Street and both Apex Park and Marine Cove, which are
entered into the parks category."
judges also visited Kathleen Chambers, Beaufort House and Pembroke
Close, plus Home Farm holiday park, which is entered into the tourism
category, and Salt Express which is in the commercial section. They
also visited several groups of houses in Burnham."
sun came out and made the town's floral displays look more colourful
than usual," he added.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the team now face a nervous wait until
the autumn to find out how well Burnham has done.
last entered the contest in 2011, when it won a coveted Silver Gilt
award, as we reported
here at the time.
to improve Burnham's High Street with new paving, lighting columns
and hanging bakets as part of the town's 'Tesco 106 funding project'
meant Burnham has been unable to enter since.
needed all the work to be finished and the new hanging baskets installed
along the High Street, and those are now in place," explained