Guildford Plan

This site identifies and discusses planning policies and consultations issued by Guildford Borough Council. The purpose is to serve as something of a whiteboard for information and responses, and as a repository of documentation issued at the time of each consultation

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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 […]

Here the slides used for the talk on the Local Plan and Town Centre Master Plan at the Artington Parish Council meeting tonight (10th May 2016) 20160510_ArtingtonPC_LocalPlan_Delivered  

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 […]

Guildford has published its draft Regulation 19 Consultation Draft Local Plan (two drafts because it is not yet approved for consultation and not yet adopted) and the first stage will be when it is presented to a Council Committee on 13th April. As before, I have created links here to a point-in-time version with the […]

The draft Guildford Town Centre Master Plan documents have been published today – all 200Mb+ of them! Without any commentary from us at this stage, and because the GBC website seems to be unable to cope with the file sizes, they can be downloaded from this site (below): Draft Town Centre Master Plan Item 04 […]

On May 7th Guildford will decide who will take the Borough forward for the next four years. It seems appropriate to consider some of the data behind running the Council (here taken from Guildford has around 54,000 households (national average for a local authority is 66,597), of which 0.6 per thousand (0.49) are treated […]

Here are┬ásome draft slides showing something of the nature of Guildford’s constraints: 20150414_GuildfordPlan-Case4MasterPlan   Is it any wonder there has had to be some thought about incursions into the Green Belt (whatever the political ramifications may be). Here are some supporting statistics: Does anyone have any ideas where even 345 homes per year would go […]