The Council has adopted the 'Local Plan: strategy and sites 2015-2034'. This sets out the vision, aims and strategy for the borough up to 2034. The document contains key facts about our borough, the spatial vision, strategic objectives, overarching planning policies and allocates land for housing, employment, community facilities and other types of development. This was adopted in April 2019
After consultation in 2020 a second part of the Local Plan, the Local Plan: Development Management Policies which provides further and more detailed planning policies to use when planning applications are determined has now been published for final consultation (See Link Below).
The Society contributed to the 2020 consultation and all consultation commentsw are available are available on the GBC Website and have aided the development of the proposed submission version of the 'Local Plan: Development Management Policies'.
The Society will be reviewing the finalised DMP and commenting by the close of consultation date.
The consultation closes on 12:00 midday on 18 February 2022
Full details can be found on the GBC Website
Help us make Guildford better
We want our town to be vibrant, attractive and liveable. We support development that brings a sense of place and enhances the best aspects of our town. If such aims can be embraced, we believe Guildford has the chance to lead the way in enabling sensitive and sustainable development.
Pressures for development are increasing. Planning rules are being eased. The Society’s commitment to standing up for Guildford is needed more than ever.
Getting involved allows the society to continue its work. We welcome new members, from every age and background. Membership provides an opportunity for you to contribute to the continued health of the town and surrounding area, and to meet other people who care about Guildford.