Byfleet residents urged to speak out to save green belt

RESIDENTS are being urged to make their voices heard to save the Green Belt in Byfleet and West Byfleet. Woking Borough Council is going through the final consultation stage for the Site... Read more »

Developer confirms appeal against football stadium scheme rejection

THE developer behind plans to build a new Woking FC stadium and more than 1,000 adjacent flats has confirmed it is appealing against the decision of the borough council planning committee to... Read more »

Human remains exhumed by HS2 to be reburied at Brookwood

BROOKWOOD Cemetery has been selected for up to 20,000 reburials of those exhumed during excavations at St James’s Gardens, near Euston station, in preparations for the High Speed Two rail link. The... Read more »

Inspector proposes 93 dwellings for Woking FC site

LOCAL residents are being invited to comment on a proposal to “set an indicative number of residences accommodated on the Woking Football Club site at 93 dwellings”. It is one of a... Read more »

Residents aim to stop new high-rise building plans

A GROUP of Woking residents is organising opposition to plans to build 965 flats in blocks up to 40 storeys high in Goldsworth Road. The proposed development would have three blocks on... Read more »

Woking Council agrees changes to development scrutiny

WOKING Borough Council has agreed to major changes in the way it deals with big developments after a review of the handling of the rejected new Woking FC stadium and associated housing... Read more »

High-rise scheme needs more family homes, says councillor

PLANS for nearly 1,000 flats in buildings up to 41 storeys high on Goldsworth Road would get the support of a local councillor if the numbers were halved. Mohammad Ali, who represents... Read more »

Councillors refuse plans for two more tower blocks

COUNCILLORS dug their heels in last week to resist two more tower blocks being built in Woking town centre. The borough council’s planning committee refused applications for 28 and 39-storey buildings. Members... Read more »

Club gathers support for new stadium plan

MORE than 1,500 letters of support for plans to redevelop the Woking FC stadium and build associated housing have been delivered to the borough council. Rosemary Johnson, the club chairman, delivered the... Read more »

South Woking Action Group seeks to scale down Cardinal Court plans

HIGH-RISE developments could go up across the borough if the current plans for Cardinal Court, the housing development next to Woking Football Club, go ahead, say campaigners. South Woking Action Group (SWAG)... Read more »