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Guildford Borough Council

Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2017

Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2017 - Part 2: Sites

POLICY A59: New rail station at Guildford West (Park Barn)

POLICY A59: New rail station at Guildford West (Park Barn)

Allocation

This site is allocated for a new rail station on the North Downs Line, adjacent to the Royal Surrey County Hospital

Requirements

(1)    Site to be used for a new rail station, as per Appendix C Infrastructure Schedule

(2)    Drop-off facility for ‘kiss and ride’ fronting on to Southway and/or Applegarth Avenue, with access for pedestrians and cyclists via the permitted access between Southway Court and the former Apple Tree public house site

(3)    To the south of the site allocation, facility for taxis, buses, disabled parking and ‘kiss and ride’ would need to be provided on the Royal Surrey County Hospital estate, with a connection to the Local Road Network. This site policy does not allocate land for this requirement.

(4)    Reprovision of affordable homes at Southway Court

Opportunities

(1)    Link to the Sustainable Movement Corridor


Description

Location

Guildford urban area

Ward

Westborough, Onslow, Worplesdon

Ownership

Network Rail, Guildford Borough Council and Royal Surrey County Hospital

Area (size)

1.14 ha

Existing use

Network Rail operational land, residential properties and associated car parking, wooded bank bordering a car park on the Royal Surrey County Hospital estate

LAA reference

N/A

Key considerations

(1)    Vehicular access

(2)    Tree Preservation Order

 

A59 New rail station at Guildford West (Park Barn) 2

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