Further detailed agreements that secure the long-term ambitions of Woking Football Club have been signed.
The agreements between Woking Borough Council, GoldDev Woking Ltd and Woking Football Club allow for the development of the club’s ground and adjoining land. It will include the reconfiguration of the football ground, a new stadium and construction of residential properties.
Rosemary Johnson, Chairman of Woking Football Club, said: “This is a really exciting time for Woking Football Club and our supporters. We are an ambitious community-focused club with huge potential, shown by our recent FA Cup run. Whilst there is still a long way to go, these agreements signify the next chapter for our football club. Not only do they secure the long-term future of Woking Football Club, but will also enable us to continue and develop our much-valued community work.”
Wayne Gold, Managing Director of GolDev Woking Ltd, said: “We are immensely proud to be working with Woking Football Club and the borough council on this exciting project to provide a new permanent home at Kingfield for the Cards.
“With the agreements now in place, we will be reaching out to supporters and the local community to help put together a detailed proposal that reflects the future ambitions of both the club and the town. It is important to us that their voice is heard ahead of submitting our formal planning application. The future is very exciting.”
Cllr David Bittleston, Leader of Woking Borough Council, said: “As an important part of our community, Woking Football Club brings enjoyment to many within our Borough and beyond. Supporting the club’s long-term vision and securing its immediate financial future through these agreements will bring many benefits to the whole community.”
About GolDev Woking Ltd
GolDev Woking is a development firm set up to shape a new home for Woking Football Club within a vibrant residential community close to Woking town centre.
For more information on GolDev Woking Ltd, please phone 020 7932 3672 or email GolDevWoking@goodrelations.co.uk