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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

A14: Wey Corner, Walnut Tree Close

POLICY A14: Wey Corner, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford

Allocation

The site is allocated for approximately 35 homes (C3)

Requirements

  • Design to respond positively to the changing character of this area, whilst being sensitive to the Corridor of the River Wey
  • Achieve flood risk betterment, appropriate mitigation and flood risk management, and have regard to the recommendations of the Level 2 SFRA

Opportunities

  • Improve green infrastructure provision on site to help improve the character of the area, given the extent of previously developed land
  • Contemporary design approach, whilst respecting the proximity to the River Wey and the Corridor of the River Wey
  • Help to reduce flood risk in the local area

 

Description

Location

Guildford Urban Area

Ward

Friary and St Nicolas

Ownership

Private

Area (size)

0.38 ha

Existing use

Trade sales (a sui generis use) with a storage and distribution use (Class B8) and business use (B1)

LAA reference

Site 2226

Key considerations

  • Proximity to the River Wey
  • Corridor of the River Wey
  • Flood risk

A14 Wey Corner, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford 

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