Furniture shop closure blamed on town centre disruption

A WOKING furniture shop is closing after nearly 30 years, which the owners blame mostly on disruption from the town centre redevelopment. Broadway Furniture Centre, near the railway station, was opened in... Read more »

Have your say on affordable housing plans in Goldsworth Road

RESIDENTS are being asked for their views on plans for the proposed redevelopment of Technology House and Poole House on Goldsworth Road. The first of the two exhibitions at Technology House was... Read more »

A look at the town centre, 1980s-style

WE are not going far back in time with Peeps into the Past this week – only to about the 1980s, from when these photos look to date from. The scenes, and... Read more »

Sheer House redevelopment takes step forward as last retail tenant closes

THE redevelopment of the Sheer House site in the centre of West Byfleet has taken another step forward with the departure of the last retail tenant. Retirement Villages Group (RVG), which acquired... Read more »

Sheer House redevelopment a step closer

THE redevelopment of Sheer House, in the centre of West Byfleet, has moved a step closer after Retirement Villages Group confirmed its acquisition of the site. The new owner plans to invest... Read more »

Woking FC stadium redevelopment rejected by planning committee

PLANS to redevelop the Woking FC stadium and build five blocks of more than 1,000 adjacent flats  have been overwhelmingly rejected by the borough council planning committee. The proposals were voted down... Read more »

Report recommends sweeping council changes at heated meeting

SWEEPING changes could be made to the way Woking Borough Council officials deal with major developments, following an often-heated meeting of the council’s Overview & Scrutiny committee on Monday night. The recommendations... Read more »

Fiery Bird music venue guaranteed permanent space after redevelopment

THE Fiery Bird music and performing arts venue has been given a seven-month extension to stay in its current site in Woking town centre with a guarantee of a permanent space when... Read more »

Cinema closes for revamp

WHEN the credits roll on The Ambassador’s cinema final film on Saturday, it will signal the closure of the venue for a full redevelopment. Aptly showing Hook, the 1992 fantasy adventure starring... Read more »