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26/01/2018

Appeal: ‘Polarising’ redevelopment of Guildford train station approved

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Guildford Station redevelopment / Solum

An inspector has approved controversial plans for a mixed-use redevelopment of Guildford’s train station that will include 438 apartments, ruling that the ‘dominance’ of the town's nearby hilltop cathedral would be preserved.

The appeal centred on Guildford train station, which first opened in 1845, but was rebuilt in the 1880s and 1980s. The submitted proposal had evolved over a considerable period, undergoing significant amendments in response to public consultation and engagement with various bodies. In its final form the scheme comprised the redevelopment of the station building to include a new ticket hall and .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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