Living and working in Woking

With its combination of attractive environment, excellent transport links and high standards of education and workforce skills, the Borough is a considered a high quality place in which to live and work.

The modern town on Woking grew rapidly after the development of the railway in the 19th century. Extensive investment in the town centre is bringing about high quality improvements to the public realm, including retail, entertainment and leisure facilities.

Woking Borough is made up of nine neighbourhood areas, covering 14 residential communities including the town centre, and contains approximately 40,000 households. These areas are completely surrounded by green belt land and attractive areas areas of countryside.

You can find out more about the Borough by taking a look at the Woking Magazine, which is delivered to all households in the Borough. If you'd like to receive a copy by post, please contact the Council.

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