Town centre

Horley town centre - what we promised, our progress to date and our future plans

Aims

  • to improve the vitality and viability of Horley town centre

What we promised

  • to redevelop key sites for high quality mixed use development and to introduce new uses
  • to make it safer, more attractive and distinctive place to live, work and visit
  • to improve access to key local services and facilities
  • to support local retailing and other commercial uses 

Progress to date

  • brought about the redevelopment of the old Newman House site to provide a high quality mixed use development of new homes and commercial units
  • made improvements to the junction of Victoria Road and Consort Way, including the introduction of a new pedestrian table and improved crossing facilities
  • created a new public space outside the Jack Fairman, improved footways from the station and provided safe pedestrian crossings at the Victoria Rd/Consort Way East junction
  • installed new pedestrian lighting in the High Street pedestrian precinct
  • replaced lighting throughout the town centre, through Surrey County Council's street lighting programme
  • resurfaced key carriageways, such as parts of Victoria Road, the High Street and Station Approach, through Surrey County Council's road programme
  • resurfaced the central car park and reversed the one way system around it
  • provided funding to Horley Town Management Group to provide practical support to local businesses
  • delivered key transport projects including Horley Station and Horley interchange
  • delivered new community facilities such as Horley Young People's centre

Future delivery

  • facilitating the redevelopment of other key sites for high quality mixed use schemes
  • further street scene improvements in the pedestrian precinct
  • delivery of further public transport improvements in the town centre
  • improvements to Regents Hall
  • the building of a new library 

See also