Woking Borough Council would like to seek your views in respect of the possibility of substituting the safeguarded sites in the draft Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD), which was published in 2015, with a site on land east of Martyrs Lane. This is to meet future development needs of the Borough between 2027 and 2040.
The draft Site Allocations DPD was published for Regulation 18 consultation between June and July 2015. It can be accessed by this link: www.woking2027.info/allocations. Following consideration of the representations received during the Regulation 18 consultation, the Council at its meeting on 20 October 2016 resolved that a further public consultation exercise be undertaken in respect of the possibility of substituting the following safeguarded sites in the draft Site Allocations DPD with land to the east of Martyrs Lane to meet future development needs between 2027 and 2040:
- land south of High Road, Byfleet (proposal GB4 in the draft Site Allocations DPD). The site has anticipated capacity of 85 dwellings
- land to the south of Murray’s Lane, Byfleet (proposal GB5 in the draft Site Allocations DPD). The site has anticipated capacity of 135 dwellings
- land to the north east of Saunders Lane, between Saunders Lane and Hook Hill Lane, Mayford (proposal GB10 in the draft Site Allocations DPD). The site has anticipated capacity of 171 dwellings)
- land to the north west of Saunders Lane, Mayford (proposal GB11 in the draft Site Allocations DPD). The site has anticipated of 210 dwellings
- land rear of 79 – 95 Lovelace Drive, Teggs Lane, Pyrford (proposal GB12 in the draft Site Allocations DPD). The site has anticipated capacity of 223 dwellings
- land east of Upshot Lane and south of Aviary Road, Pyrford (proposal GB13 in the draft Site Allocations DPD). The site has anticipated capacity of 200 dwellings.
Full details of the consultation and what the Council is consulting on are set out in the ‘Consultation on land east of Martyrs Lane’ document, which is on the Council’s website and can be accessed by the following link: www.woking2027.info/allocations
It is important to stress that this consultation is not about revisiting previous comments raised regarding the policies and proposals in the draft Site Allocations DPD that was published for Regulation 18 consultation in summer 2015 or whether or not Green Belt land should be released to enable the delivery of the Core Strategy.
The consultation period is from 6 January 2017 until 5pm on 20 February 2017 and you are encouraged to send any representations that you may have.
The consultation document and its accompanying documents are available for inspection at the following venues:
- Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, GU21 6YL ~ Monday to Friday 9am – 4.45pm
- Woking, Byfleet, West Byfleet and Knaphill libraries. Please see www.surreycc.gov.uk for address and opening times of the libraries
- On the Council’s website: www.woking2027.info/allocations
There are a number of ways to submit your representation:
- The Council’s preference will be to use the online eform or Response Form; these can be accessed at www.woking2027.info/allocations
- You can submit your comments by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or alternatively by post to: The Planning Policy Team, Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey GU21 6YL
Representations may be accompanied by a request to be notified at a specified address of the subsequent relevant stages of the Site Allocation DPD process. If you require this information, please remember to specify this when you send your representations to the Council with your contact address.
If you have any questions about the consultation, please do not hesitate to contact the Planning Policy Team on 01483 743871 or email email@example.com.
Next stages of the adoption process
Your representations will be considered by the Council and will be used to inform the Site Allocations DPD before it is published for Regulation 19 consultation. The public will have a further opportunity to comment on the Site Allocations DPD when it is published for Regulation 19 consultation.
Please note that your representations will not be kept confidential and will be made available for public inspection. The Council will also not accept anonymous representations.