Summary of Shaping Guildford's Future as at April 2023

07 November 2023

Low level Publicity

Shaping Guildford's Future (SGF) has a had a lenghty gestation covering a couple of years.  The project has progressed to defining the 3rd stage of the project which was to make the proposals fully defined with supporting policies. 

The project produced a useful video of its summary ideas in the spring.  The publishing of this video got 'lost' in the debate related to the local election, including the hot topic of the height of buildings in Guildford. 

Since the Local Elections it is unclear as to how the SGF progrmme is to be progressed.  Approx £3Million has been spent so far with many valuable studies produced e.g. Flooding in the Town Centre.  A roughly equal sum may be needed to complete the work.  However much of this activity will be required to review the Local Plan and also to produce good town centre policies e.g. Height of Buildings which were discussed at the 2023 local elections.

Action is needed

See Latest Video on Shaping Guildford's Site

SGF - Riverside at Town Bridge


SGF - Town Wharf

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SGF - Bedford Wharf


SGF - Woodbridge Meadows


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