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Woking is a town found in the county of Surrey. It is on the southwestern edge of Greater London and has a population of around 62,796. Woking is 23 miles away from Charing Cross in Central London. The Office of National Statistics rated Woking the happiest place to live in Surrey and the eight happiest in the UK. The survey that delivered these results looked at life satisfaction, worthwhile, happiness and anxiety.

Woking is a well-connected area particularly to London, which makes it a desirable place to live for commuters. You can get to London Waterloo in just 24 minutes and to and to Clapham Junction in just 20 minutes. Woking is close to the M3, M25 and M4 making it easily accessible. Weybridge has quick access to two major airports, Heathrow, which is just a 20-minute drive away and Gatwick which is a 30-minute drive.

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Things to do in Woking

Woking has a lively arts and culture scene, with some fantastic theatres. New Victoria Theatre hosts West End touring shows, from plays, music performances and comedy shows. The Rhoda McGaw Theatre showcases more amateur performances with a smaller performance space. The Lightbox is an award-winning art gallery which holds some world famous exhibitions and also hosts comedy nights and art workshops which are available to all ages.

Woking has been named one of the most environmentally friendly boroughs in the UK. The WWF UK has its headquarters here. The Living Planet Centre sees many visitors a day come to see the state-of-the-art premises, where they can learn more about how we can support the worldwide charity’s aims.

There are plenty of green spaces and parks throughout Woking. Woking Park is just a short walk from the town centre and has multiple ponds, tennis and cricket facilities and all-weather sports pitches. Horsell Common is another luscious green space to visit and is managed by Trustees of the Horsell Common Preservation Society.

Schools and Education

There are many schools in the area for residents to choose from. Tormead is an independent school for girls from ages four to eighteen and always scores highly on league tables. How Valley School and The Knaphill Lower School are both rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. St Peter’s Catholic Secondary School and Gordon’s School are some other top schools in the area.

For further education, the University of Surrey and Royal Holloway are both less than a 30-minute drive away. As Woking is very well connected to London there are plenty of further education options to choose from there that are in a commutable distance.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Bagshot
  • Horsell
  • Hockering Estate
  • Kingfield
  • Maybury

Cost to live in Woking

There is a lot of different property types to choose from in Woking. Woking is cheaper than some of its neighbouring towns with an overall average price of £539,266. Most of the sales in Woking the last year were detached properties, which sold for an average of £811,259. Semi-detached properties in the area sold for an average of £461,222 and flats fetched around £278,024. Property prices in the area have risen by 11% compared to the previous year.