Published: 23rd May 2018

A new regeneration project in Surrey aims to transform a post-war housing estate with more homes, open spaces and traffic-free streets. Thameswey Developments have put forward plans on behalf of Woking Borough Council to double the number of homes on the Sheerwater estate, from 570 to around 1,200 – nearly half of which, the developers claim, will be affordable. While the prospect of more than doubling the number of homes on the 30-hectare site might be a daunting prospect, the developers maintain there will also be new community facilities, parkland and open spaces. ‘The vision for Sheerwater is to create a desirable, attractive and highly sustainable place to live and work,’ said Mark Rolt from Thameswey Developments. ‘A place that, through high-quality design and community facilities, will reduce existing levels of deprivation and where the community can thrive into the future. The aim is to promote healthier lifestyles and create … (To read the full article, subscribe below)