for Burnham-On-Sea to Weston cycle path backed by council
for a new coastal cycle path between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston have
this week moved a step closer after being given the backing of town
and Highbridge town councillors have given their support to Greenways
and Cycleroutes Limited, which plans to extend the existing Brean
to Weston cycle path along the coast to Berrow and Burnham.
group oversaw the building and opening of the Brean
Down Way cycle path between Brean and Weston last summer, as
reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com.
week, during a meeting on Monday (March 5th), Burnham-On-Sea and
Highbridge town councillors unanimously supported an off-road cycle
route between Burnham and Brean.
Andy Brewer, who is a keen cyclist and a member of Sedgemoor Cycle
Group, said: "This will create a safe cycle route between Burnham
and Brean, getting cyclists off the Berrow Road. It is potentially
added: "We are not being asked for funding at the moment, only
for support of the project and for our logo to be used by the project."
gave their unanimous support.
a Greenways and Cycleroutes document outlining the proposals, the
firm says the Brean to Weston cycle route "proved immensely
popular with over 28,000 trips recorded crossing the River Axe sluices
in its first seven weeks, which was enough to make this the most
heavily-used cycling route in Somerset."