Shopping Centre

Woking unveils Victoria Square development

Published:  09 September, 2013

The public consultation for a 125,000 sq ft development in Woking has begun.

Bandstand Square Developments, the joint venture between Moyallen, owners of Peacocks shopping centre, Surrey County Council and Woking Borough Council, has launched the public consultation for its plans for the 125,000 sq ft development of Victoria Square in Woking.

The proposed scheme will comprise of new retail floor space anchored by a 60,000 sq ft Marks & Spencer store, a new Boots, plus a four star hotel with conference facilities, spa and gym, new residential apartments, additional car parking, and two new public plazas.

The Victoria Square development site will cover the former Woking Market, the former Post Office, Globe House, Woking Fire Station, Bandstand Square civic space, a number of existing retail units, and some of the surrounding road network.

Councillor John Kingsbury, leader of Woking Borough Council, said: “These exciting redevelopment proposals to create Victoria Square will positively transform this part of Woking town centre and deliver a high quality mixed use development anchored by Marks & Spencer. It will include a number of improvements that will benefit local people as well as attracting important investment into the town.”