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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

A23: Land north of Salt Box Road

POLICY A23: Land north of Salt Box Road, Guildford

Allocation

The site is allocated for a burial ground with a new site access and appropriate supporting facilities

Requirements

  • A small off-street car park, strictly limited to genuine visitors to the burial group (enforced)
  • Sufficient car parking to ensure no overspill of parked cars onto Salt Box Road
  • Appropriate measures to discourage access from the burial ground or car park to the Thames Basin Heath SPA, and ensure there is no increase in recreational pressure within the SPA
  • An application level Habitat Regulations Assessment

Opportunities

  • Green infrastructure enhancements given the site is surrounded by SNCI, and within 400m of the Thames Basin Heaths SPA

 

Description

Location

Guildford Urban Area

Ward

Worplesdon

Ownership

Private

Area (size)

7.88 ha

Existing use

Field

LAA reference

Site 2018

Key considerations

  • Impact of development on the Thames Basin Heaths SPA (the site is within 400m)
  • Impact of development on the surrounding Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
  • Provision of car parking

 

A23 Land north of Salt Box Road, Guildford 

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