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Dunsfold Park Garden Village

Image reproduced from Ordnance Survey information with the 
permission of The Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 
Crown Copyright, Land Use Consultants, Licence number 100019265Dunsfold Park aerodrome will be redeveloped to form a new sustainable village with public open spaces and facilities, including shops and restaurants. It is commonly referred to as Dunsfold Park.

It will include:

  • 1,800 new homes
  • new school
  • new community centre
  • expanded business park
  • supporting infrastructure.

These new facilities, as well as the expanded business park, will create more local jobs and help to grow the local economy.

Dunsfold Aerodrome Ltd have developed a masterplan for the new village.

The Secretary of State agreed to grant planning permission in March 2018.

For the latest information, see:

Dunsfold Park Masterplan

Garden Village status

In June 2019, the government gave it Garden Village status. This will provide extra funding and support from Homes England to ensure that Dunsfold Park will be a well-planned and sustainable place to live.

See Dunsfold Park gets Garden Village status news story for more information. 

Find out more about Garden communities on

Planning history and links

What When
Signed Planning performance agreement July 2019

Planning permission granted for a new access road from the A281 to the existing runway (serving both the existing uses and proposed future garden village). 

Planning Application WA/2019/1278

30 October 2019

Resolution to grant planning permission for a new headquarters campus for Gordon Murray Design Limited.

Planning Application WA/2018/2032

30 October 2019

Secretary of State granted planning permission for a new settlement.  See Called in decision: land at Dunsfold Park, Stovolds Hill, Cranleigh, Surrey on

29 March 2018
The Joint Planning Committee considered the application for a new settlement and recommended that planning permission be granted if all recommended requirements were met.  See Agenda and minutes for Joint Planning Committee on 14 December 2016 14 December 2016

Local Plan Policies relating to Dunsfold Park

The Local Plan Part 1 includes two policies specifically related to Dunsfold Park.  Policy SS7 (page 179) sets out the strategic vision and requirements for the site.  Policy SS7a (page 184) focuses on achieving a high quality design-led new Surrey village fit for the 21st century.  

Local Plan Part 1

More information

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Page owner: Ben Hammond. Last updated: 19/11/2019 15:02

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