‘No’ to solar panels on council roof in Grove Park

PUBLISHED: 16:00 19 June 2016

Grove House.

Grove House.

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Solar panels will not be installed on Weston Town Council’s base in Grove Park, it has been decided.

The council investigated installing the panels to try to reduce its electricity costs where it meets at Grove House, in Weston-super-Mare.

It had already decided installing gas heating would have been too expensive.

North Somerset Council said the panels would be inappropriate because it is a historic park, and they would be out of keeping with it.

The town council agreed it would not investigate the panels any further.

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