Plans submitted to convert function room at The Swan in Wedmore into four new guest suites

  Posted: 24.11.21 at 13:15 by Tim Lethaby

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Plans have been submitted to convert a former skittle alley at a Wedmore pub into four new guest bedrooms.

A planning application for the change of use of a function room to form four guest bedroom suites at The Swan, Cheddar Road, Wedmore, has been submitted by the Stay Original Company Ltd.

The building subject of this application had originally been used as a skittle alley. Planning permission was granted for its use as a function room ancillary to The Swan together with elevational changes in 2011.

The new proposal will supplant this use with four guest bedrooms to add to the existing seven guest bedrooms currently offered.

The application said: "The business provides employment for 35 part and full-time staff.

"In principle, the proposal is wholly beneficial to sustaining the successful development of The Swan as a high-end hospitality destination and the benefit this has of increasing the visitor appeal of Sedgemoor District and extending of the holiday season."

Other planning applications in the Cheddar area that have been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council this week include:

Change of use of dwelling to a children's home for young people at Burwell House, Badgworth Lane, Badgworth, has been applied for by Mr Wilkinson.

Works to Trees in Conservation Area: Fell one Ash Tree at Waterfall Cottage, Sparrow Hill Way, Weare, are wanted by Mrs R Pienaar.

Erection of orangery to the side (East) elevation on site of existing conservatory to be demolished and conversion of existing flat roof to the (North) to a balcony at Panborough House, Wells Road, Panborough, has been applied for by Mr and Mrs Hembrow.

Works to Trees in Conservation Area: Fell two pine trees (T1), reduce height and spread of four mixed species by 1-2m overall (T2), reduce height and spread of Magnolia tree by 1m overall (T3), reduce height and spread of two trees (species unknown) on driveway by 1-2m overall (T4) are wanted at Laurel Bank, Sand Road, Wedmore.

Planning applications in the Cheddar area that have been decided this week by Sedgemoor District Council include:

Erection of timber-clad barn to be used for storage of hay, feed and equipment at Harts, New Road, Stone Allerton, by Mrs Crossley has been approved.

Works to Trees: Reduce Lime (T6) (TPO Reference T1) by 2m to reduce loading on compression fork in upper crown at Greenhill House, Tweentown, Cheddar, by Somerset Care Ltd have been approved.

Proposed installation of two dormers to the East and West elevations with internal alterations at Waycroft, Templars Way, Shipham, by Mr and Mrs Taylor has been approved.

Erection of a two storey extension to the side (North) elevation at Mersyl, Cuck Hill, Shipham, by Mr Davies has been approved.

Erection of single storey side (North) extension at Field Mouse Cottage, Top Road, Shipham, by Mr C Hobday has been approved.

Works to Trees in Conservation Area: Reduce pittosporum to 0.9m, coppice hazel to ground level and reduce bay tree all round by 1.2m at Glendale, Church Street, Wedmore, by Mrs M Cavanagh have been approved.


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