Everyone can enjoy Green Belts if we follow a 'brownfield first' policy

Green Belt faces unprecedented threat of destruction, Sir Andrew Motion warns

Britain’s precious Green Belt land is facing an unprecedented threat of destruction from a “staggering” quarter of a million homes, the Campaign to Protect Rural England warns today.

Sir Andrew Motion, the CPRE President and former poet laureate, says that new planning guidelines have inadvertently declared “open season”. Estimating that 226,000 homes will be built on the protected land over the next few years, the CPRE is calling on ministers to do more to protect it from development.

Further reading

2017 Guildford Local Plan

Guildford’s NEW local Plan has just opened for consultation. PLEASE RESPOND before 24th July 2017.  GGG has published its responses to Local Plan Policies here 

GGG Latest

Catch up on the latest news, issues and events from Guildford Greenbelt Group

Useful links

Find your way to the web sites of planning commentators, local residents' groups and much more