McLaren helping NHS vaccine rollout across the borough

WOKING-based supercar manufacturer McLaren is supporting the NHS vaccination rollout by making available its accessible Victoria Gate office in the town centre as a community centre. Nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and other NHS... Read more »

Fiery Bird music venue gets new home

THE Fiery Bird music venue has been given a permanent home in the former Bed Bar premises in Woking town centre. The Phoenix Cultural Centre, that runs the Fiery Bird offering live... Read more »

Height limits could be set on new buildings in town centre

LIMITS on the height of new buildings in Woking town centre might be introduced after the borough council leader announced a consultation with residents over future developments. The Citizens Panel is to... Read more »

New £2m bridge offers route across canal into Woking

A NEW pedestrian and cycle bridge has opened to provide an uninterrupted route across the Basingstoke Canal in Woking. The bridge is alongside the Chobham Road highway bridge, where the towpath changes... Read more »

Silver screen set to reopen in Woking

THE cinemas in Woking town centre are to reopen soon after being closed for a year for refurbishments and will have a new name, Nova. A firm date hasn’t been given for... Read more »

Shoppers return to Woking town centre

TOWN centre shops in Woking are reporting a steady increase in trade each week, with trading back up to 60% of their pre-coronavirus figures. John Paul, Woking Shopping manager, said that there... Read more »

Breathing life back into the local economy

A CAMPAIGN has been launched by #Wearewoking urging residents and visitors to the town centre and surrounding areas to shop, eat and enjoy everything local as more businesses reopen. The new Love... Read more »

Return to Woking Town Centre: 1960s

THE vintage photos of Woking town centre in the 1960s featured on the Peeps page recently brought some great responses by readers. Nigel Searle has added some details about the shops. He... Read more »

Looking back at lost views

THERE is lots to see and reminisce about in these pictures of Woking town centre taken in the mid-1960s. This was how it looked not long before work began to transform the... Read more »

Peeps into the past

LET’S take another wander through Woking town centre in the 1960s, this time beginning with a food theme. Previously featured photos from the same period have been very popular with readers, many... Read more »