Woking is a town in North-West Surrey, England. It is at the South-Western edge of the Greater London Urban Area and is a part of the London commuter belt, with frequent trains and a journey time of approximately 24 minutes to Waterloo station. Woking town itself, has a population of 62,796.
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Woking has a modern shopping centre called The Peacocks and an older shopping area, Wolsey Place. The Peacocks Centre underwent development work in 2010 to add a new façade in the town square. These provide over 90 shops, varieties of daytime restaurants, fast foods and cafés and a link to the area’s largest theatre and cinema.
The main area for evening entertainment is around Chertsey Road which contains restaurants serving a number of cuisines, numerous bars and as well as several nightclubs.
Woking has an indoor swimming pool and a separate leisure centre, opposite Woking Leisure Centre. Outdoor facilities include a skatepark , tennis courts, five-a-side football pitches, a cricket pitch, bowling greens, a crazy golf course, and a children’s adventure playground. Woking also has the largest public library in Surrey, Woking Community Hospital and multiple primary and secondary schools.
Woking is also to home to the Surrey History Centre, which holds archives and records about the county.
Woking is accessible from the M25 motorway (junction 11), the M3 motorway (junction 3) and the A3. The main access road is the A320 between Guildford and Staines, which passes through the town centre and connects to the M25 to the north, and to the A3 to the south at Guildford.
Woking railway station is on the Alton Line, Portsmouth Direct Line, South Western Main Line and West of England Main Line. There are frequent trains to and from London Waterloo taking approximately 25–30 minutes. Gatwick Airport can be accessed via Guildford railway station or Clapham Junction.
A RailAir coach service is run by National Express, connecting Woking railway station and London Heathrow Airport. The bus services in Woking are mainly operated by Abellio Surrey and Arriva Guildford & West Surrey which provide services to surrounding areas such as West Byfleet, Byfleet, Camberley, Weybridge and to Guildford.
Το Crowthorne 5 minutes
Το Reading 9 minutes
Το Maidenhead 29 minutes
Το London Paddington 50
Το Heathrow by Car 27