Wisley Airfield Planning Appeal Sept 2017


Wisley Property Investments Ltd, has appealed to the Planning Inspectorate with regard to GBC's refusal of their planning application 15/P/00012The appeal is due to be heard at a public inquiry to be held at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, starting 19 September 2017.

Report on Horsley Residents' Survey

East and West Horsley Parish Councils (HPC) have joined together to oppose this appeal and will be presenting evidence to the public inquiry. To help better understand the views of Horsley residents towards this proposed new settlement, the parish councils conducted a survey.

The responses have been analysed by Surrey Community Action, an independent non-profit making organisation and the results will form part of the evidence submitted by the parish councils to the planning appeal. To access their main report and the accompanying details of residents’ comments please click on the links below:

The main findings of the questionnaire survey may be summarised as follows:

  •  Only 5% of respondents support the proposed Wisley airfield development;

  •  92% believe the development will have a significant detrimental impact on the general character of the area;

  •  85% believe it will significantly increase waiting times at the Horsley medical centre;

  •  86% believe it will make it significantly harder for children to secure local school places;

  •  94% believe it will have a severe impact on traffic in the Horsleys;

  •  93% believe it will make it much harder to park near Station Parade;

  •  96% believe it will make it much harder to park at the local railway stations;


Appeal Documents - Proofs of Evidence now submitted

To view any of the appeal documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate by East & West Horsley Parish Councils please click on the links below:

The Horsleys' Statement of Case

Proof of Evidence, Roger Miles, (Planning)

Proof Appendices, Roger Miles, (Planning)

Summary Proof, Roger Miles, (Planning)

Proof of Evidence, Keith Robinson (Transport)

Proof Appendices, Keith Robinson, (Transport)

Summary Proof, Keith Robinson, (Transport)

SCC Road Accident Data

Appeal documents submitted by other parties may be found at the GBC website 15/P/00012 or on the Planning Inspectorate website at planninginspectorate.gov.uk reference APP/Y3615/W/16/3159894