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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

A16: Land between Gill Avenue and Rosalind Franklin Close

POLICY A16: Land between Gill Avenue and Rosalind Franklin Close, Guildford

Allocation

The site is allocated for approximately 450 homes (gross) (C3), potentially including some student accommodation (C3)

Requirements

  • Current accessibility and movement for emergency vehicles to the hospital is maintained
  • Work closely with Guildford Borough Council and Surrey County Council to ensure that the proposed layout does not prevent the provision of the Sustainable Movement Corridor
  • Contribute towards encouraging use of the Sustainable Movement Corridor

Opportunities

  • Provision of student accommodation (C3)
  • Encourage cycling and pedestrian movements from the site

 

Description

Location

Guildford Urban Area

Ward

Onslow

Ownership

Royal Surrey County Hospital

Area (size)

2.36 ha

Existing use

Residential (C3)

LAA reference

Site 2331

Key considerations

  • Accessibility for emergency vehicles
  • Making efficient use of the site
  • There are 389 existing properties on this site

A16 Land between Gill Avenue and Rosalind Frankin Close, Guildford 

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