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Superb commuter connections and exciting regeneration plans

"There has been fantastic development around Jubilee Square in the past few years."

Craig Brant

"Woking's centre offers plenty of shops and entertainment facilities, but with plenty of greenery surrounding it."

Craig Brant

"The Gresham Mill development offers both beautiful properties and stunning rural views."

Daniel Green

What is your favourite place?

Where do Woking locals go?

Las Iguanas

A Mexican menu of both lunchtime and dinnertime dishes. Fantastic happy hour cocktails too!


The best dry cleaners in Woking with same day dry cleaning!

Woking Park

A tranquil space to walk the dog and follow the tree trail. It's a great spot so close to the centre of Woking.

The Peacocks Centre

Where you can shop 'til you drop with over 70 stores.

Woking Skatepark

A fantastic hangout in Woking Park.


Freshly made food and brilliant breakfasts for a very reasonable price.

Tante Marie Culinary Academy and Restaurant

World leading chef courses and cookery school classes.

M2 Pizza Pasta

A great little family-owned Italian place with a calm and easy atmosphere perfect if you want to chill out. They have a great choice of dishes!

Bep Viet

Vietnamese food outlet based in Market Walk. A great lunch alternative!

Amore Gelato

An ice cream vendor in Woking's market place selling absolutely delicious ice cream, particularly the honeycomb...


One of my favourite places to grab a healthy lunch.... Beats Starbucks and Pret every time!

Ye Old Fish Market

The best fish and chips in Woking!

The Ambassadors

Two theatre spaces and six screen cinema in the heart of Woking.


Enjoy ice cream? Cream's has the best variety of very naughty treats. The Oreo sundae is my favourite!

Latino Restaurant

A lovely Italian restaurant in the heart of Woking. They serve a really nice veal dish and an amazing carbonara too!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of St Johns, Hook Heath, Mayford, Send, Knaphill, Sutton Green, Chobham, West Byfleet, Ripley and Jacobs Well

What do you love about Woking?

Why do you find Woking a great place to live?


"Very easy to get into London and Guildford via train or car. Also very close to M25 to go south to Sussex. Beautiful Surrey Hills all around, with unlimited options for walks in national parks or a bike ride. Excellent shops including Hobbycraft, Paperchase, Superdry, Debenhams, TK Maxx. Typical restaurants such as Cafe Rouge, with excellent gastro pubs all around the town and surrounding villages"

January 2015


"Woking is a great place to live because it ticks all the boxes for a young, vibrant person. And the transport links are brilliant - we're talking 20 mins to London = 1 game of Sudoku (advanced setting). :D Jack"

January 2015


"Because it's small good living area, with a lot of green areas, handy station, near Heathrow airport, local hospitals, big shopping centres"

January 2015


"Fast trains to London, good bus services, two hospitals within 7.5 miles plus community hospitals, quiet area"

January 2015


What do you like about Woking?

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"The lover of Lord Nelson, Lady Emma Hamilton used to live in Pyrford."

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  1. About Woking

    Woking is a large town and civil parish that shares its name with the surrounding local government district, located in the west of Surrey. It is part of the London commuter belt and Greater London Urban Area, located 23 miles (37 km) south west of Charing Cross in central London. Woking has a modern shopping centre called The Peacocks and an older shopping area, Wolsey Place. Woking has several suburban districts, including: Bisley, Horsell, Hook Heath, Mount Hermon, Barnsbury, Maybury, Sheerwater, Goldsworth Park, St Johns, Pyrford, Kingfield, Westfield, Ridgway, West Byfleet and Old Woking. The adjacent village of Knaphill is often considered an outer suburb of Woking. Old Woking is cited as a separate village. Mayford and Sutton Green are to the south on the border between Woking and Guildford.

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