Closed circuit television (CCTV)

CCTV plays an important role in helping to reduce the fear of crime. It helps prevent, detect and deter crime by generating evidence for civil and criminal court proceedings. Knowing CCTV is in place also encourages the use of our town centre facilities.

Our CCTV network

The network of CCTV surveillance cameras in Woking was set up to support the work of the Safer Woking Partnership[SW1] . The system is staffed and operated by Surrey Police. We support it by providing a fully comprehensive maintenance contract.

  • Woking town centre: 63 cameras
  • Woking Borough Council car parks: 380 cameras
  • Sheerwater village: 13 cameras
  • West Byfleet village: 22 cameras
  • Knaphill village: 5 cameras
  • Woking town centre automatic number plate recognition (ANPR): 13 cameras
  • Woking railway station: 16 cameras
  • Camberley town centre: 30 cameras

View a map of CCTV locations in Woking town centre

Code of practice and operating procedures

The system is operated in accordance with all requirements and principles of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

The public interest in Woking's CCTV is protected by a comprehensive code of practice.  A clear audit trail of practices and procedures ensures that the system stands up to scrutiny, both in terms of the evidence gathered and the activities of its users, owners and operators.

View our CCTV code of practice

Request CCTV footage

If you want to find out what information, if any, is held about you on CCTV you can apply to request any footage by completing a form. It is usually requested to help resolve insurance claims in road traffic accidents.

Download our CCTV access request form