Sites allocated in the emerging Runnymede 2030 Local Plan

Housing allocation at Longcross Garden Village (Local Plan Policy SD10)

An opportunity to create a new garden village has been identified at Longcross. This would provide a new sustainable community underpinned by garden village principles. The site has been allocated in the emerging Local Plan for a minimum of 1,700 homes, up to 79,025sqm of gross employment floorspace, 36,000sqm for a data centre and associated infrastructure, open space, retail and community uses.

Current status:

Northern part of the site: Phase 1 Residential completed comprising 108 dwellings following Planning Permission Granted under RU.13/0856 (amended by RU.16/0584), including land uses B1 employment uses, sui generis Data Centre, A1-A5, C3 residential, D1 and D2. Granted in 2014 for up to 200 dwellings, including 37 affordable units, up to 79, 025sqm of gross employment floorspace, 36,000sqm for a Data Centre and 6,300sqm of retail/community uses.

Phase 2 residential under construction following Reserve Matters Approval under reference RU.17/1295 comprising 78 dwellings.

Phase 2 Discovery Building (focal building) under construction following Reserve Matters Approval under reference RU.17/1191 for a 3 storey building totaling 1,265sqm.

Phase 2 reserve matters approved under reference RU.17/1307 for two 4 storey office buildings and decked car park.

Hybrid planning application comprising under reference RU.20/1206 comprising full planning application for a re-configured discovery building car park (to that approved under RU.17/1191); retention of the stage 2 building and associated hardstanding;  Outline planning permission sought for proposed sports provision, public open space and associated landscaping; vehicular access, drop-off and car parking to the railway station; and associated engineering works (all matters reserved) and proposed security fence (all matters reserved except layout). Resolution to grant subject to completion of a S106 agreement.

Southern part of the site:

Pre-application discussions ongoing with the Council.
Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Opinion agreed RU.17/0793 for up to 1,400 dwellings, a primary school, 3,210sqm of commercial space (restaurants, retail, public house), 930sqm of community space, publicly accessible open space, landscaping, ecological habitats, and access. With Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) to be provided on site, which will link to Trumps Farm.


Housing Allocation at Brox End Nursery, Ottershaw (Policy SL2)

A 1.4 ha site located to the South of Ottershaw allocated to deliver a high quality development that will make provision for a minimum of 40 net additional C3 dwellings.

Current status: Planning Permission Granted under reference RU.20/0675 for demolition of 183 Brox Road and the development of land for the development of 46 residential dwellings with associated vehicular access, drainage works and landscaping, including provision of open space.


Housing Allocation at Hanworth Lane, Chertsey (Policy SL3)

The site is currently under construction for 130 dwellings units on part of the site. The area of the site remaining is allocated to be developed to deliver a high quality development that will make provision for a minimum of 210 net additional C3 dwellings.

Current status: The site has been subject to a number of planning applications relating to different parcels of the site allocation. 130 dwelling units have been completed and construction is currently underway for a further 142 dwellings with access off Hanworth Lane.   A separate application is currently under consideration for 48 residential units relating to the northern part of the site, adjacent to the railway line. 


Housing Allocation at Coombelands Lane, Addlestone (Policy SL4)

A 1.9ha site located on the southern site of Row Town and allocated to deliver a high quality development that will make provision for a minimum of 40 net additional C3 dwellings.


Current status: Planning Permission granted under reference RU.17/1790 for the erection of 40 dwellings (including affordable housing) with associated access, parking (including garages), landscaping, areas of open space and improvements to Hartland Road, Farm Lane and Coombelands Lane) Now k/as 1-40 Percival Gardens. Currently under construction.


Housing Allocation at Blays House, Blays Lane, Englefield Green (Policy SL5)

A 2.86ha site located on the southern side of Englefield Green and allocated to deliver a minimum of 100 net additional C3 dwellings.


Housing Allocation at Pyrcroft Road, Chertsey (Policy SL6)

A 6.8ha located on the western side of Chertsey and is formed from four parcels of land at Chilsey Green Farm, Grange Farm, Grange Farm Retirement Home and St. Ann's Lodge. The Council's preference is for a high quality development that will come forward in a single comprehensive scheme which will make provision for a minimum of 275 net additional C3 dwellings and 5 net additional serviced pitches for Gypsies and Travellers. The Grange Retirement Home will be retained in its existing use.


Housing Allocation at Thorpe Lea Road North, Egham (Policy SL7)

A 1.99ha site located to the North of Thorpe Lea which is part of the wider Egham urban area. The site is formed from two parcels of land at Glenville Farm and Thorpe Lea Manor. The Council's preference is for a single comprehensive scheme however separate schemes on each of the parcels of land independent from one another will not be resisted. The site as a whole is allocated to deliver a minimum of 90 net additional C3 dwellings and 2 net additional serviced gypsy and traveller pitches.


Housing Allocation at Thorpe Lea Road West, Egham (SL8)

This is a 6.58ha site located to the west of Thorpe Lea Road. The site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 250 net additional C3 dwellings and 3 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.

Current status: RU.21/0192 - under consideration

A planning application for the demolition of existing buildings and outline planning permission to construct up to 144 residential dwellings (Use Class C3) with a new vehicular and pedestrian access from Thorpe Lea Road and the provision for two gypsy and traveller pitches ("the proposed development") on land at Land west of Thorpe Lea Road, Egham.

The above planning application relates to an area of approximately 3.16ha, forming part of the site allocation within the emerging 2030 Local Plan.


Housing Allocation at Virginia Water North (SL9)

A 19.5ha site formed from three parcels of land at Gorse Hill House, Kenwolde and Merlewood. The site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 120 net additional C3 dwellings.


Housing Allocation at Virginia Water South (Policy SL10)

A 5.27ha site located to the south of Virginia Water and is allocated to deliver a minimum of 140 net additional C3 dwellings and 2 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.


Housing Allocation at Parcel B, Vet Labs Site, Addlestone (Policy SL11)

A 4.7ha site located on the southern side of Row Town which is allocated to deliver a minimum of 150 net additional C3 dwellings and 2 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.


Housing Allocation at Ottershaw East, Ottershaw (Policy SL12)

A 6.6ha site is located to the south east of Ottershaw and is allocated to deliver a minimum of 200 C3 dwellings and 2 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.


Housing Allocation at St. Peter's Hospital, Chertsey (Policy SL13)

The St. Peter's Hospital allocation comprises 12.1ha of land sitting with the larger 31.7ha Hospital Complex. The 12.1ha housing allocation is set over two parcels of 11.1ha to the west of the hospital complex and 1ha to the north east, with the hospital retained. Both sites are allocated to deliver a minimum of 400 net additional C3 dwellings.

Current status: RU.17/1815 Planning Permission granted for an hybrid/outline/full application.
All matters reserved:

a) Redevelopment of west site (including demolition of all existing buildings) to provide 212 x 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses and flats and 116 x 1 and 2 bedroom retirement apartments in 2, 3 and 4 storey buildings served by new access onto Stonehill Road and;
b) Construction of 3 storey acute care wing connected to existing hospital

And full planning application for:

c) Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 66 x 1, 2 and 4 bedroom key worker dwellings and 9 x 1 and 2 bedroom general needs affordable dwellings in 6 x three storey buildings served by new access onto Holloway Hill.
d) Demolition of existing buildings and erection 72 x 1, 2 and 4 bedrooms key worker dwellings in 8 x three storey buildings
e) Erection of single storey building and infilling at basement level to provide new staff restaurant and 1,500 square metres of retail floorspace
f) Redevelopment of car park to provide three storey/six deck multi-storey car park together with alterations to internal road layout
g) Erection of detached two storey workshop building together with alterations to car park.

Work has commenced to deliver the key worker accommodation and general needs affordable dwellings approved with full planning permission within Area C and D.

Area A (Residential) - Reserve Matters Approval has been granted under RU.19/1193 for the access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale in respect of the erection of 212 dwellings and associated car parking, open space and infrastructure within Area A (Residential). The site is currently under construction.

Area A (Retirement)  - Reserve Matters Approval has been granted under RU.19/1609 for the access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale relating to a 116 unit Retirement Village with Care Building (Use Class C2) with associated infrastructure landscaping and car parking.


Housing Allocation at Parcel A, Chertsey Bittams, Chertsey (Policy SL14)

A 7ha site located on the northern side of Green Lane, Chertsey in the Chertsey South area. The site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 175 net additional C3 dwellings and 5 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.
 

Current Status: RU.21/0252 - under consideration

Full planning application for residential development (Use Class C3) comprising 149 dwellings; informal and formal open space, footpaths, cycleways and internal roads; associated parking, landscaping, planting, utilities and drainage infrastructure including connection to the strategic foul network; and associated infrastructure and groundworks. Outline planning application for: the use of 0.1 hectares of land to for the provision of a community hub or the use of such land for the provision of open space or infrastructure associated with the residential development of the application site; Outline planning application for: The use of 0.25 hectares of land for the provision of up to 5 gypsy and traveller pitches, or the development of such land for approximately 11 dwellings and associated works

 


Housing Allocation at Parcel B, Chertsey Bittams, Chertsey (Policy SL15)

A 3.9ha site located on the southern side of Bittams Lane, Chertsey in the Chertsey South area. Over the period of the Local Plan, the site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 120 net additional C3 dwellings and 2 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.


Housing Allocation at Parcel C, Chertsey Bittams, Chertsey (Policy SL16)

A 1.93ha site located on the southern side of Green Lane, Chertsey in the Chertsey South area. Over the period of the Local Plan the site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 35 net additional C3 dwellings and 1 net additional serviced Gypsy and Traveller pitches.


Housing Allocation at Parcel D, Chertsey Bittams, Chertsey (Policy SL17)

A 4.14ha site located in the southwestern corner of the Chertsey South area. Over the period of the Local Plan, the site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 125 net additional C3 dwellings and incorporate the retention of the existing 93 bed care home on the site.

Current status: RU.17/1749 - under consideration
Outline planning application for the erection of up to 200 residential dwellings (Use Class C3) with vehicular access onto Bittams Lane, associated car parking ( including basement/undercroft parking) and landscaping


Housing Allocation at Parcel E, Chertsey Bittams, Chertsey (SL18)

A 3.1ha site located in the southwestern corner of the Chertsey South area. Over the period of the Local Plan, the site is allocated to deliver a minimum of 75 net additional C3 dwellings.


Employment allocations at Byfleet Road, New Haw (Policy IE1)

A site of 7.7ha allocated to deliver a high quality employment development that will provide a minimum of 20,000 net additional sqm of B1c/B8 floorspace.

Current status: RU.21/0207 - under consideration

Full planning permission for the redevelopment of the site to provide industrial, storage and distribution (Class E(g)/B2/B8) floorspace, with ancillary office accommodation, associated parking, landscaping and infrastructure works


Addlestone East Allocation (Policy IE7)

A site of 0.3ha located in Addlestone Town Centre to deliver a high quality mix use development including a mix of class A uses at ground floor level and a minimum of 70 (net) residential units.

Current status: RU.18/0743 - Full planning permission granted for Redevelopment of land and buildings at 159-175 Station Road, Addlestone to provide a development of 2-6 storeys, comprising 75 residential units (Use Class C3),  flexible retail floorspace on the ground floor (Use Class A1, A2, A3) and associated access, car and cycle parking, bins stores, plant, landscaping and amenity space