Issue details

Housing Infrastructure Fund - Victoria Arch, Woking- Compulsory Purchase Order

For the Cabinet Member to give the necessary authority and permission to officers to proceed to facilitate land purchase (associated with the Housing Infrastructure Fund project for Woking town centre) by means of Compulsory Purchase through the Highways Act power, in the event that any initial attempts through direct negotiation prove to be unsuccessful.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/12/2020

Decision due: 2 Feb 2021 by Cabinet Member for Transport & Infrastructure Decisions

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Highways

Lead director: Executive Director Environment, Transport & Infrastructure

Contact: Louisa Calam Email: Tel: 020 8541 7422.


Surrey County Council agreed that Woking Borough Council act as recipients and deliver the Housing Infrastructure Fund project on their behalf. A HIF Oversight Panel has been set up by Woking Borough Council. The panel meetings generally held monthly are attended by local Councillors whose areas are impacted by the scheme. At the meetings updates are provided on the project progress so that information can be shared with local businesses and residents.