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Historical evidence

Affordable Housing Viability Study

The Affordable Housing Viability Study helped inform the Affordable Housing Policy in our new Local Plan.

Community Infrastructure Levy

Read documents related to the proposed use of CIL in Guildford.

Employment Land Needs Assessment / Employment Land Assessment

The ELA assesses how much employment land we are likely to need within Guildford borough to 2031.

Guildford Town Centre Sustainable Energy Study

This study assesses the potential for providing energy efficiency measures in Guildford Town Centre.

How many new homes?

How many new homes examines how we can determine the number of new homes we need to plan for until 2031.

Infrastructure Requirements Study

The study helps us understand Guildford's need for new infrastructure and services.

PPG17 Open Space Sport and Recreation Audit

The audit considers specific needs for open space, sports and recreational facilities in Guildford.

Previous strategic transport assessments

Previous strategic highway assessments considered a range of growth scenarios in Guildford.

Retail and Leisure Study

The Study informed the preparation of retail policies and allocations for Guildford Development Framework documents.

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

The SHLAA assesses which land is suitable, available and viable to use for new homes.

Strategic Housing Marketing Assessment

The SHMA helped us understand housing market dynamics and assess the housing needs of different groups of the population.

Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Reports

The scoping report helped create a sustainability framework to assess our Local Plan against.

Sustainable Development SPD (July 2005)

Read the July 2005 Sustainable Development SPD.

Town Centre Vitality and Viability Reports

Find out more about the vitality, viability and health of Guildford town centre.

Vehicle Parking Standards SPD (May 2006)

Read the May 2006 Vehicle Parking Standards SPD.

Woodbridge Meadows SPD (November 2007)

Read the 2007 Woodbridge Meadows SPD.