Guildford’s new Local Plan will set out the vision for the borough and the approach to development between now and 2031.

The new Local Plan will look at finding positive solutions for the growth needed and will consider options for homes, jobs, transport, infrastructure and services and the environment as well as our communities in the town, villages and rural areas.

As more people live and work here, pressure is growing on local housing, services and infrastructure.

The government says that all areas have to grow – and all councils need to find ways to manage this growth. The new Local Plan is our strategic response to help meet that growth agenda.