of a new owner for Burnham-On-Sea's former job centre dashed
that a new owner has been found for Burnham-On-Sea's former job
centre have been dashed this week.
have been installing scaffolding at the property during recent days
as work to repair the building gets underway, prompting hopes that
a new owner had been found for the long-vacant property.
a spokeswoman for estate agents Alder King told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Unfortunately, no new buyer has been found for the property.
The current scaffolding work on the building is underway to keep
it maintained - it's not for a new owner moving in."
Mayor Cllr Michael Clarke told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "While its
disappointing that a new owner has not been found, it's good to
see the work underway that will hopefully make it more appealing
for a future tenant."
building, at the junction of the High Street and Regent Street,
has been vacant since the former job centre closed in March 2008.
Department for Work and Pensions vacated it on 31st January 2009
and handed the building over to Telereal Trillium.
lease for the premises expires on 31st December 2018. Although the
lease is still in the name of the Secretary of State, it is virtually
assigned to Telereal Trillium.