Guildford Borough Council Local Plan

Government legislation requires Councils to set out policies to guide future development of their boroughs up to 2031 and to engage the community in its formation of a Local Plan.

The GBC Draft Local Plan

The plan will now be independently examined by a planning inspector. The planning inspector appointed by the Secretary of State is Mr Jonathan Bore BA MRTPI DipUD.

The examination will start at 10.00am on Tuesday 5 June and will be held in the Council Chamber, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4BB.

EHPC STATEMENT in connection with the Public Examination Click here

Programme Officer: Mr Chris Banks

A Programme Officer, Mr Chris Banks, of Banks Solutions, has been appointed to manage the administration of the examination on behalf of the appointed Inspector and acts as the liaison between the Inspector and representatives of the Councils. The Programme Officer has no involvement with the preparation of the plan and reports directly to the Inspector. Any correspondence or queries relating to the examination process should be directed to the Programme Officer:

Address: C/O Banks Solutions, 64 Lavinia Way, East Preston, West Sussex, BN16 1EF

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Tel: 01903 783722

Assistant Programme Officer
Mrs Claire Jones-Hughes - Banks Solutions
Tel: 01273 381518   
Mob: 07737 786425
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Now that Guildford Borough Council's Local Plan has been posted to the GBC website and is in the public domain, GBC have instructed Coverdale Barclay to arrange to help resource and deliver future communications for the next phase of the Local Plan.

Press Releases:

Click here to view 5 June 2018

Click here to view 27 March 2018

Click here to view 22 November 2017

Click here to view 29 AUGUST 2017

Click here to view 13 FEBRUARY 2017

Click here to view 10 AUGUST 2016

Click here to view 8 JUNE 2016

Click here to view 25 MAY 2016

Click here to view 19 APRIL 2016

Click here to view 12 APRIL 2016

Click here to view 5 APRIL 2016

For further information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or write to:
Planning Policy (Local Plan Consultation),
Guildford Borough Council,
Millmead House,
Millmead,
Guildford, GU2 4BB
 

Guildford Borough Council released their Draft Local Plan for public consultation in Summer 2014
Historic detail:

EHPC official response Sept 2014: Click here to view this letter

Subsequently in respect of over 20,000 comments received at this consultation GBC reissued the Plan on 5 April 2016 Click here

Further public consultation took place in June 2016.

EHPC official response June 2016: Click here to view this letter

EHPC STATEMENT in connection with the Public Examination Click here

To view a summary of the key changes to the policies, maps and Appendix C: Infrastructure Schedule, please read 

If you would like to download the Proposed Submission Local Plan and accompanying documents, these are available below: (Please note that these files are large and may take a while to download):