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Guildford Borough Council

Draft Local Plan: strategy and sites 2014

2. Draft Local Plan strategy and sites - Site allocations 20 to 125

64- Land at Gunners Farm and Bullens Hill Farm

64

Land at Gunners Farm and Bullens Hill Farm

Site address

land to the west of Jacobs Well and south of Salt Box Road

Location

Edge of Guildford urban area (Green Belt)

Ward

Worplesdon

 

Site maps

 

Land at Gunners farm and Bullens Hill Farm aerial map

Land at Gunners farm and Bullens Hill Farm OS map

Ownership

Private

Area (size)

3.39 ha

Existing use

Fields

How was the site identified?

Green Belt and Countryside Study (potential development area within land parcel A1)

Considerations

  • Green Belt
  • Greenfield site
  • Flood Zone 1 (low risk)
  • Part of the site lies within 400m of the Special Protection Area
  • Part of the site is within 400m - 5km of a Special Protection Area. The area is covered by the Thames Basin Heath SPA Avoidance Strategy
  • An Appropriate Assessment may be required at project level
  • Site surrounded by Site of Nature Conservation Importance (SNCI)

Allocation

Community football ground (D2)

Timescales

1-5 years

Opportunities /commentary

Guildford City FC and Worplesdon Rangers FC are looking for a suitable site for a new ground. Main games pitch with all-weather and grass practice pitches, clubhouse, floodlighting and training facilities.