Guildford tourist information centre could close to save council money

The future of Guildford’s tourist information centre is in doubt as councillors heard that providing an online service could save the council £70,000. The tourist information centre is currently housed in Guildford House Gallery, a Grade I listed town house and art gallery in Guildford High Street.

Its potential closure was discussed at a meeting of Guildford Borough Council’s service delivery executive advisory board on Thursday (May 19). The meeting discussed initial ideas which will then be brought to the borough council’s executive for a decision.

Council documents show that the most common requests at the tourist information centre are