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Public inquiry for planning appeal at land at Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral

What you need to know

The appeal will be determined by public inquiry.

A public inquiry is a formal procedure open to the public. It's led by an Planning Inspector. The procedure allows the named parties to give evidence. The Inspector will consider all the information on the appeal before making a decision.

The inquiry opens on 5 March 2024 and is due to last 10 days. Times and dates are subject to change as advised by the Planning Inspector. Check this page for updates about the inquiry.

The planning application number: 21/P/02333

The Planning Inspectorate reference number: APP/Y3615/W/23/3330618

Documents for the inquiry

View documents related to the appeal (opens new window)

View the core appeal documents (opens new window)

Dates and times

  • 5 March at 10am
  • 6 March at 9.30am
  • 7 March at 9am
  • 8 March at 9.30am
  • 12 March at 9.30am
  • 13 March at 9.30am
  • 14 March - the inquiry will not sit on this day
  • 15 March at 9.30am (virtual attendance only)
  • 21 and 22 March at 9am (held provisionally in reserve and virtual attendance only)


View the latest version of the timetable - 14 March 2024 (PDF) [158KB]


Council Chamber
Guildford Borough Council 
Millmead House

There are no parking facilities at the council offices. If attending in person, the nearest pay and display car park is Millbrook car park.

The council offices have no facilities to buy food and drink.  Bring your own water bottles. There are water fountains to top up water bottles.

Watch the inquiry online

You can watch the inquiry online on any of the above stated dates.

Watch the public inquiry online via Teams (opens new window)

Meeting ID: 383 454 936 930
Passcode: Edn2cC
Or call in (audio only): +44 20 3855 4748 (Phone Conference ID: 304 952 841#)

Additional information

If you need help with links or have concerns about facilities at the venue, contact us as soon as possible before the inquiry starts. Email: or call 01483 505050.