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 »
DEVELOPMENT - Bandstand Square is set for a £130million overhaul

Woking town centre set for £150million investment

BANDSTAND SQUARE is set to receive a £150million facelift, Woking Borough Council has announced.   Council chief executive Ray Morgan, flanked by leader of the council John Kingsbury and key stakeholders from... Read more »
APPROVAL - Woking's core startegy has been given the nod by an independent inspector

Woking Core Strategy given the thumbs up by an independent inspector

A COUNCIL framework for how Woking as a borough will evolve over the next 15 years has been declared ‘sound’ by an independent planning inspector. The policy, also known as Woking 2027,... Read more »