Decision details

Grant of a Licence for access over part of Westborough Estate known as Foxburrows Open Space

Decision Maker: Assistant Director: Assets and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council has received a request to grant an access licence over land known as Foxburrows Open Space in line with the following terms and conditions:

The licence will be granted to the current owners of 19 Burrows Close, Guildford, GU2 8WB for the purposes of carrying out works to their property.

The Grantee has agreed to pay £60 per week plus the Council’s legal and surveyors fees.

The licence will be for 1 month with an option to extend for a further month.

The Grantee has the necessary consents.

The Council will reinstate the land following completion of the works and will recover the cost of the reinstatement from the grantee.

If you have any queries, then please contact Damien Cannell who will be happy to provide further information.

Reasons for the decision:

A licence if required for access across Council owned land.

Alternative options considered:

The decision meets the statutory / policy requirements for the Council and there were no alternative options available

Publication date: 24/05/2023

Date of decision: 27/04/2023