Category: Consultations

As the Guildford Local Plan Examination in Public progresses, I am reminded of the proposed North Street Development Brief and Town Centre Interim Frameworks that the Council was seeking to introduce in 2012. Three things come to mind: 1. Planning Rules NPPF and the 2012 Planning Regulations had both been adopted by the Government – […]

The Guildford Society has submitted its Hearing Statement to the Inspector’s Programme Officer ahead of the Guildford Local Plan Examination in Public which begins on 5th June. Here is a full set of the GSoc documents: 0_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-LETTER (cover letter) 1_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-MAIN (main document) 2_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX1 (GSoc SANG Paper by Alderman Bridger) 3_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX2 (GSoc Infrastructure Topic Paper by […]

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 […]

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  

On 24th May the Full Council will consider the Draft Local Plan and determine whether it is ready to go out for Regulation 19 Consultation. Here are the papers for that meeting: Proposed Submission Local Plan 1. Final document including sites – Compressed 2. Appendix A – Glossary 3. Appendix B – TC shopping frontages […]