Category: Comments on Documents

There has been a question in the media about where to find the GVG published Masterplan. It has been available (buried in the Guildford Borough Council website) for several weeks. Here is a copy of it – bearing in mind it remains a live document and has been produced by a non-for-profit group on a […]

As I understand it, GBC has had a QC and a Planning Inspector on its team to try to navigate its course through the Local Plan process. The report by HM Planning Inspector (Jonathan Bore) dated 23rd March seems to suggest some basic flaws in the draft plan “many of which will require the council […]

Here is a facsimile from 2nd February 2018 of the Guildford Borough Council Local Plan page: Local Plan Examination Submission Local Plan (Reg 22) The Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017) sets out the vision for the borough and our approach to development between 2015 and 2034. When adopted, the plan will play an […]

After a six week period to review literally thousands of pages of plan and evidence base, here is the response from the Guildford Society: 20170724_GSOC_RESPONSE_R19-LOCALPLAN_FINAL-redactedsignature This document has been prepared as a record of the concerns the Guildford Society has about the plan as drafted, but not with the aim of killing or delaying the […]

Guildford Borough Council’s consultation website with all of the documents can be found here. The consultation ends at 12.00pm (noon) on 24th July 2017. The consultation documents as they stand at 12.37pm on 17th June 2017 are set out below: Guildford_borough_Proposed_Submission_Local_Plan_(2017)_and_Appendices_A-G Guildford_borough_Proposed_Submission_Local_Plan_(2017)_Appendix_H_Maps_A-G Guildford_borough_Proposed_Submission_Local_Plan_(2017)_Appendix_H_Maps_H-P Guildford_borough_Proposed_Submission_Local_Plan_(2017)_Appendix_H_Maps_R-W ERRATA_for_Proposed_Submission_Local_Plan_June_2017

The Guildford Society’s submission in respect of the Local Plan was delivered by hand to the Council before the deadline of 23.59pm Monday 18th July. Here is the Submission with its accompanying documents: 20160717_GSOC_Response_to_ConsultationDraftReg19LocalPlan_FINAL 20160718_Reg19ConsultationQuestionnaire-GSOC 201409_DandH-PositionPapers 20160715_R18-2014_to_R19-2016_Comparison_Policies 20160715_R18-2014_to_R19-2016_Comparison_Sites-Part1 Julian Lyon Chair, The Guildford Society 18th July 2016  

Following publication of the preliminary version of the 2016 Regulation 19 Consultation Draft Local Plan (‘R19 Draft‘), it seems appropriate to compare it to the Regulation 18 Consultation Draft (‘R18 Draft‘) and the Guildford Society response to the R18 Draft. I have, therefore, set the policies side by side along with the GSoc comments in […]