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Guildford Borough Council

Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2016

Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2016 - Part 2: Sites

A4: Telephone Exchange, Leapale Road

POLICY A4: Telephone Exchange, Leapale Road, Guildford

Allocation

The site is allocated for approximately 100 homes (C3)

Requirements

  • Integrated green infrastructure, opening up the site and helping to improve street frontages
  • Contribute towards improving the character of the area, and encouraging pedestrian movement to the retail offer in the area

Opportunities

  • The site is on a pedestrian route to a town centre supermarket, and provides the opportunity through design, landscaping and green infrastructure to encourage pedestrian movements to this part of the town and help to improve the character of the area

 

Description

Location

Guildford Town Centre

Ward

Friary and St Nicolas

Ownership

BT

Area (size)

0.6 ha

Existing use

Telephone exchange (sui generis)

LAA reference

Site 230

Key considerations

  • Heavily developed site, lacking any landscaping or green space
  • On a pedestrian route from North Street to a town centre supermarket

  A4 Telephone Exchange, Leapale Road, Guildford

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