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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

A20: Former Pond Meadow School

POLICY A20: Former Pond Meadow School, Pond Meadow, Guildford

Allocation

The site is allocated to provide a community hub providing approximately :

  • 800 sq m of medical centre (D1), and
  • 800 sq m of youth and community centre (D1)

To assist with funding the redevelopment of this vacant former school site for a community hub, the site is also allocated for approximately 10 homes (C3)

Requirements

  • Viability information in support of the quantity of new homes

Opportunities

  • Help the local community to meet its day to day needs in the local area, without the need to travel
  • Whilst there will be an overall loss of open space on the former school site, this site has been fenced off and unused for many years.

 

Description

Location

Guildford Urban Area

Ward

Westborough

Ownership

Surrey County Council

Area (size)

0.6 ha

Existing use

Vacant school buildings (D1)

LAA reference

1584

Key considerations

  • Community benefit
  • Vacant site
  • Protected open space

 A20 Former Pond Meadow School, Guildford

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