Will Forster

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Construction to start on Vicarage Road crossing

by willforster on 17 March, 2019

Surrey County Council is due to start construction of a pedestrian crossing on Vicarage Road in Kingfield on Monday 18th March. The County Council is building the Vicarage Road crossing to cater for the growing number of pedestrians travelling between the new Kingsmoor Park development off Balfour Avenue and the schools and shops in the […]

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Earlier today, I was pleased to join residents of Kingsmoor Park in Westfield and children from Westfield Primary School to unveil three large wooden totem sculptures carved by the community under the guidance of local artist Ruth Wheeler. As part of the finishing touches to Thames Valley Housing’s Kingsmoor Park development, the housing association in partnership […]

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Possible crossing on Vicarage Road

by willforster on 12 April, 2016

Surrey County Council is considering building a pedestrian crossing on Vicarage Road to cater for the growing number of pedestrians travelling between the new development off Balfour Avenue and the shops in Kingfield. There are several footpaths that connect the Moor Lane – now called Kingsmoor Park – development with Vicarage Road.  These paths are […]

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During the last Full Council meeting, the Conservative majority on Woking Borough Council voted down my motion to oppose government plans to extent the Right-to-Buy to housing association tenants and force local councils to sell off large council homes to fund it. The Conservative Government’s plans – which I have talked about before here – […]

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Hoe Valley School plans approved

by willforster on 28 October, 2015

Last week, the Hoe Valley School got planning permission for its permanent home on Egley Road. Before the Planning Committee debated the application, I was able to relay the feedback I have had as the local County Councillor – and it is was tough balancing act, as the majority of residents supported the school but opposed the leisure centre part […]

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Kingfield shuttle bus service launched

by willforster on 4 March, 2015

I am pleased to confirm that from today, Woking Borough Council will finally be running a shuttle bus service between Sainsbury’s on Kingfield Road, Loop Road and Woking Town Centre. This free Bustler shuttle bus service will operate twice a day, every Wednesday and Friday, from outside Sainsbury’s on Vicarage Road to the Civic Offices in the […]

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Vicarage Road Closure

by willforster on 28 October, 2014

The Kingsmoor Park development has been causing serious inconvenience to local residents around the development site in Westfield since construction work started in November 2013 – unfortunately, that inconvenience is about to get a whole lot worse and will soon impact many more people. In order to upgrade the sewage infrastructure for that development, Thames Water […]

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Westfield Surgery Extension

by willforster on 15 August, 2014

I am pleased that the Southview Medical Practice is trying to expand the Westfield Surgery in Holmes Close. The practice is divided into two surgeries, the largest is Southview Surgery in Constitution Hill but their Westfield Surgery is also a well-used service. With the New Central development now fully occupied and construction on the Kingsmoor Park […]

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Work Starts At Moor Lane – Now Kingsmoor Park

by willforster on 18 November, 2013

Construction on the ‘Moor Lane’ housing development – to be called Kingsmoor Park – will start this week, after Woking Borough Council finally got approval for the PFI deal to finance the development. Kier will now start building the 371 homes controversially given planning permission in April, of which 147 or 40% will be sold […]

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Westfield Common Management Consultation

by willforster on 14 November, 2013

Surrey Wildlife Trust are holding a public consultation into how Westfield Common should be managed on Wednesday 20th November, between 5 – 8 pm at the Moorcroft Centre. The Trust – set up years ago by Surrey County Council to manage local countryside – are preparing an improvement and management plan for Westfield Common as […]

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