Guildford Society Hearing Statement

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 the Transport Group)

4_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX3a
(Correspondence requesting confirmation from GBC on which if any groups were excluded from interacting with officers at the Council)

5_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX3b
(copy of internal email instruction to officers to not engage with the Guildford Vision Group)

6_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX4a
(Correspondence requesting explanation from GBC about the £5m contribution agreed with the Dunsfold developers to mitigate against impact of development on Guildford)

7_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX4b
(Guildford Borough Council response on Dunsfold showing an increase of traffic on the gyratory of circa 300 cars over the three peak hours)

8_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX5
(Agreed Statement of Common Ground with the Guildford Vision Group – highlighting GSoc’s support for the GVG Master Plan)

9_20180510_GSoc-EIP-Submission-APPENDIX5-1
(file 9 is a large (160mB) document containing the GVG Master Plan)

Representations were limited to 5,000 words and (headings apart) the GSoc response keeps to that restriction, albeit many comments the Society would have wished to make were omitted.

This submission follows the previous responses to the earlier consultations on this draft Local Plan which can all be found on this website (referenced below):

The Guildford Society Submission
(response to the Issues and Options consultation 2013)

Guildford Society Local Plan Submission
(response to Local Plan Regulation 18 consultation 2014)

GSoc Local Plan Reg19 Consultation Submission
(response to Local Plan Regulation 19 consultation 2016)

GSoc Response to 2017 R19 Consultation
(response to Local Plan Regulation 19 consultation 2017)

Finally, here is a personal commentary written by the Chair of the Guildford Society, Julian Lyon, at the end of March, following comments by the Inspector on the submission draft local plan:

20180331_LocalPLanCommentary_FINAL

 

 

Reg 19 Local Plan Consultation 2017

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

Continue reading “Reg 19 Local Plan Consultation 2017”

Supplementary Green Belt Study

Guildford Borough Council has today (30th April 2014) published an addendum to Volume 2 and a new Volume 5.

Together these documents add a further 485 pages to the Evidence Base.

Clearly this will take some time to digest and so I have provided them below – in two large files incorporating all of the appendices.

20140430_GreenBelt-Vol2_Addendum (176Mb) and 20140430_GreenBelt-Vol5 (316Mb).

Unfortunately, the plans in the appendices have not been optimised for web viewing which is why the files are so large.

If you would prefer to download them in smaller doses, the Guildford Borough Council link is: http://www.guildford.gov.uk/gbcs

As we will soon be expecting the Draft Local Plan to be issued for consultation, the opportunity may be short to study these documents in great detail.  If it can be done it will be done, and you will be able to read any comments on this site in due course.