WRITTEN STATEMENT

1. INTRODUCTION

ABOUT THE PLAN
Preparing the Borough Local Plan
Detailed Background to Preparation
Area and Timescale of the Plan
The New Planning System

FORM AND CONTENT OF THE PLAN
Written Statement
Proposals Map

2. PLANNING STRATEGY

PLANNING STRATEGY & OBJECTIVES
General Approach
Protection of Existing Character
Countryside
Housing
Employment
Shopping and Town Centres
Recreation
Movement

3. PROTECTION OF EXISTING CHARACTER

LANDSCAPE AND NATURE CONSERVATION
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Areas of Great Landscape Value (AGLVs) Pc 1
Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) Pc 2A
Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) Pc 2B
Sites of Nature Conservation Importance (SNCIs) Pc 2C
Potential Sites of Nature Conservation Importance (pSNCIs) Pc 2D
Existing Proposed Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) Pc 2E
Regionally Important Geological Sites (RIGS) Pc 2F
Local Nature Conservation Interest Pc 2G
Woodlands Pc 3
Tree Protection Pc 4
Countryside Management Pc 5
Urban Open Land Pc 6
River Mole Open Setting

HERITAGE SITES
Ancient Monuments, County Sites of Archaeological Importance and Areas of High Archaeological Potential Pc 8
Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest Pc 9
Buildings of Local Architectural or Historic Interest Pc 10
Historic Gardens Pc 11

CONSERVATION AREAS
Retention of Character Pc 12
Control of Development Pc 13
Additional Guidance and Future Action Pc 14

4. COUNTRYSIDE

METROPOLITAN GREEN BELT
Setting and Maintenance of the Green Belt Co 1
Agricultural Considerations Co 2
Re-use and Adaptation of Rural Buildings Co 3
New Institutional Development
Development at Existing Institutional and Other Establishments
Major Existing Developed Sites in the Green Belt Co 6
Horse Keeping Co 7
Figure 1 : East Surrey Hospital, Redhill - Defined Area for Limited Infilling

COUNTRYSIDE BEYOND THE METROPOLITAN GREEN BELT
Countryside in the Horley Area
Gatwick Airport Open Setting

5. HOUSING

HOUSING – GENERAL
Retention of the Housing Stock Ho 1
Housing Needs
Affordable Housing Ho 2
Housing Mix Ho 3
Phasing of Unidentified Sites Ho 3A
Residential Caravans and Mobile Homes Ho 4
Gypsy Sites Ho 5
Travelling Showpeople
Housing Provision
1993-1996
Post 1996
Safeguarded Sites Ho 8
Design and Layout Ho 9
Housing Density and Making the Best Use of Land Ho 9A
Noise Ho 10
Satellite T.V. Receiving Dishes Ho 11
Improvement and Housing Environment Ho 12

HOUSING IN URBAN AREAS
Maintenance of Character and Amenity Ho 13
Development involving back garden land Ho 14
Residential Areas of Special Character Ho 15
Frontage Plots and Extensions Ho 16
Curtilage Buildings including Stables and Loose Boxes Ho 17
Conversions Ho 18
Bedsitters and Hostels Ho 19
Sheltered accommodation for the elderly Ho 20
New Nursing Homes and Other Similar Institutions Ho 21
Conversion to Homes or Flats for the Elderly or to Nursing Homes and other similar Institutions Ho 22

HOUSING OUTSIDE URBAN AREAS
Agricultural and Service Dwellings Ho 23
Replacement of Dwellings and Extensions to Dwellings Ho 24
Extensions to Dwellings Ho 24A
Curtilage Buildings including Stables and Loose Boxes
Conversion of Large Dwellings Ho 26

6. EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT – GENERAL
General Approach Em 1
Loss of Employment Land Em 1A
Assessment and Regulation Em 2
Design and Layout Em 3

EMPLOYMENT IN TOWN CENTRES
Town Centre Business Areas Em 4
Town Centre Shopping Areas Em 5
Areas for Small Businesses Em 6
Integrated Mixed Use Schemes Em 7

EMPLOYMENT IN EMPLOYMENT AREAS
General Approach Em 8
New Land for Industrial and Storage and Distribution Uses Em 9

EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT POLICY AREAS
General Approach Em 10

AIRPORT RELATED ACTIVITIES
Gatwick Airport Em 11
Redhill Aerodrome Em 12

7. SHOPPING

SHOPPING – GENERAL .
General Approach Sh 1
Design and Layout Sh 2

SHOPPING IN TOWN CENTRES
New Provision Sh 3
Supermarket Provision
Other Retail Provision Sh 5
Open Air Markets Sh 6
Control of Class A2 and A3* Uses in Redhill and Reigate Town Centre Sh 7
Control of Class A2 and A3* Uses in Horley Town Centre and Banstead Village Centre Sh 8
Control of Sale of Food and Drink Uses Sh 9

LOCAL SHOPPING
New Retail Provision Sh 10
Proposals involving the loss of Local Shopping Sh 11
Control of Sale of Food and Drink Uses Sh 12
Improvement to Local Shopping Centres

RETAIL DEVELOPMENT OUTSIDE TOWN CENTRES
Retail Development outside Town Centres Sh 14
Major Out-of-Centre retail developments
Retail Warehouses and Garden Centres

8. RECREATION

RECREATION – GENERAL
Retention of Existing Recreation Uses Re 1
Design and Layout Re 2

OUTDOOR RECREATION
Land allocations for Public Open Space Re 3
Dual Use of Existing Facilities Re 4
Play Areas and Small Local Open Spaces Re 5
Open Space in New Housing Developments Re 6
Allotments Re 7
Outdoor Recreation Provision outside Urban Areas Re 8
Golf Courses Re 9

INDOOR RECREATION
Multi-Purpose Recreation Centres Re 10
Dual-Use of Existing Facilities Re 11
Sports and Cultural Facilities Re 12

TOURISM
General Approach
Hotels and Guest Houses Re 13

9. COMMUNITY FACILITIES

COMMUNITY FACILITIES – GENERAL
Retention of existing community buildings and uses Cf 1
Design and Layout Cf 2
New Community Facilities Provision Cf 3

EDUCATION AND CHILD CARE
Education
Day Care for Children Cf 5

COUNTY COUNCIL SERVICES
County Council Area Offices

10. UTILITIES

UTILITIES – GENERAL
Design and Layout Ut 1
New Provision
Communication Masts Ut 2

SEWERAGE AND FLOODING
Foul Sewerage and Sewage Treatment Ut 3
Surface Water Sewerage
Flooding Ut 4

11. MOVEMENT

ROADS AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
Major Highway Schemes Mo 1
Minor Highway Schemes
Regulating Commercial Vehicle Movements Mo 3

VEHICULAR PROVISION FOR NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Development related Funding for Highway Schemes Mo 4
Design of Roads within New Development Mo 5
Servicing Provision within New Development Mo 6
Car Parking Strategy and Standards Mo 7
Shared Parking Opportunities Mo 8

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Bus Services and Accommodation Mo 9
Rail Services Mo 10

PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS
Pedestrian Priority Areas Mo 11
Public Rights of Way Network Mo 12
Provision for Cyclists Mo 13

12. REDHILL TOWN CENTRE INSET AREA

ENHANCEMENT
Pedestrian Priority Area
Parking Provision Rd 2

INTEGRATED MIXED USE SCHEMES
South-East Quadrant, Redhill Rd 3
North-West Quadrant, Redhill Rd 4
2-8 Gloucester Road, Redhill
27-37, Brighton Road, Redhill

13. REIGATE TOWN CENTRE INSET AREA

ENHANCEMENT
Control of Development Rg 1
Enhancement Schemes Rg 2
Pedestrian Priority Area Rg 3

INTEGRATED MIXED USE SCHEMES
Land South of High Street, Reigate (Brewery Yard)
Land at Castlefield Road, Reigate Rg 5
15-25 West Street, Reigate
14-16 London Road, Reigate
Council Depot and former RNIB Premises, Holmesdale Road, Reigate
Dairy Site, Warren Road, Reigate Rg 9

14. HORLEY MASTER PLAN

HORLEY INTRODUCTION
Context
Co-ordinated Approach
Comprehensive Approach
Objectives
Objective 1: Sustainability
Objective 2: Planning
Objective 3: Housing
Objective 4: Urban and Landscape Design
Objective 5: Movement
Objective 6: Town Centre
Objective 7: Recreation and Leisure
Objective 8: Community
Objective 9: Infrastructure
Conclusion

HORLEY GENERAL POLICIES
General Policy on Comprehensive Approach Hr 1
Local Flooding and Transportation Models Hr 2A
Quality and Sustainable Development Hr 2B
Infrastructure Contributions Hr 3

HOUSING PROVISION
Structure Plan Requirements
Housing Provision
New Housing Provision
Land at Lumley Road and Albert Road, Horley
Former Henry’s Garage Area, Victoria Road, Horley
Land at 67-81 Smallfield Road, Horley
Land at the Grove, Horley Hr 8
Land at Whitmore Way, Horley Hr 9
Land at 1-9 Lee Street, Horley
Land at 30, 32 Russells Crescent and 2, 4 and 6 Cheyne Walk, Horley
Land at Mitchells Builders Yard and 24 Massetts Road, Horley
Land at Wilgers Farm, Smallfield Road
Land at Meath Green Lane, Horley (NW Sector) Hr 14
Land at Bonehurst Road, Horley
Land at Langshott and Lake Lane, Horley (NE Sector) Hr 16
Land on the North side of Victoria Road Horley including the Library and 13-19 Kings Road Hr 17
Land at Former Court Lodge Playing Fields West of Gower Road, Hardy Close and Drake Road, Horley
Development in Areas Affected by Aircraft Noise Hr 19

EMPLOYMENT
Employment within the Allocated Residential Neighbourhoods Hr 20

MOVEMENT
Introduction
Public Transport Hr 21
Interchange Facilities Hr 22
Pedestrian and Cycle Routes Hr 23
New Roads and Junction Improvements Hr 24
Figure 1: Public Transport Routes
Figure 2: Indicative Spine Cycle Network

HORLEY TOWN CENTRE (SEE INSET MAP)
Introduction
Enhancing Vitality and Viability Hr 25
Pedestrian Priority Area Hr 26
Land between Albert Road and Lumley Road, Horley
Central Car Park, Horley Hr 28
Former Henry’s Garage site and No. 67-69, Victoria Road, Horley Hr 29
High Street Car park, Horley Hr 30
Land West of Horley Station, fronting Victoria Road,and 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 The Drive, Horley Hr 31
Land at 1 and 1a, Cheyne Walk and 2, 4, 6 and 8, The Drive, Horley

RECREATION AND LEISURE
Land Allocations for Public Open Space Hr 33
Land Allocations for Leisure Centre Hr 34
Land Allocations for Allotment Provision Hr 35

THE RURAL SURROUNDS OF HORLEY
The Rural Surrounds of Horley Hr 36
Gatwick Airport Open Setting Hr 37
Riverside Green Chain Hr 38

EDUCATION FACILITIES
Primary Schools Hr 39
Secondary School Extension at Oakwood School Hr 40

COMMUNITY FACILITIES
Neighbourhood Centres Hr 41
Healthy Living Centre
Library and Community Information Centre Hr 42A

15. BANSTEAD VILLAGE INSET

ENHANCEMENT
Environmental Improvements Bn 1
Parking Provision Bn 2

INTEGRATED MIXED USE SCHEMES
3-17 and 27 High Street, Banstead

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

APPENDICES

DERIVATION OF ALTERED POLICIES APPENDIX 1
NATURE CONSERVATION SITES APPENDIX 2
PARKING STANDARDS APPENDIX 3
RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF SPECIAL CHARACTER APPENDIX 4
LAND LIABLE TO FLOOD APPENDIX 5
HORLEY THUMBNAIL SKETCHES APPENDIX 6

PROPOSALS MAP (POCKET)

NORTH SHEET - Banstead/Tadworth Area
CENTRAL SHEET - Reigate/Redhill Area
SOUTH SHEET - Horley Area
INSET AREAS - Redhill, Reigate and Horley Town Centres, and Banstead Village