Green Belt and Housing Land Allocation

On 30th July the Council published the next suite of documents in its Evidence Base ahead of the Issues and Options Consultation in the Autumn.

Green Belt and Countryside

The first set of documents relate to the Green Belt and Countryside (GBC’s microsite is here).

The study currently consists of:

  • Summary document – overview of the study
  • Volume I – summary, introduction and background to the study
  • Volume II – Green Belt and ‘Countryside beyond the Green Belt’ within the surroundings of the urban areas at Guildford, Ash and Tongham
  • Volume III – Green Belt surrounding villages across the borough
  • Volume IV – insetting of villages from the Green Belt.

At publication, the documents under this section are:

Summary document

Volume I plus Appendix I and II

Volume II plus Appendix IV

Volume II Appendix III

Volume III plus Appendix V, VII

Volume III Appendix VI

Volume IV plus Appendix VIII


To help you to easily find summary information, there are two separate maps which show:

Strategic Housing Land Allocation

The second and VITAL document released on 31st July was the Strategic Housing land Avilability Assessment (GBC’s microsite is here)

This includes a single (large) document:

20130731_StrategicHousingLandAvailabilityAssessment (27Mb)

Both of these documents will be analysed and comments will be posted on a separate Post in due course.