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Construction as of January 2013
The Living Planet Centre, designed by Hopkins Architects, is being built on a brownfield site on Brewery Road in Woking, Surrey.
The new building sits on a raised in-situ concrete podium whose perimeter will be planted with shrubs, trees and flowers, A new bridge from the town centre will lead to a public piazza at podium level connecting through to an internal public exhibition space.
The accommodation totalling 3,600m2 is arranged over two-storeys and will serve as the headquarters for WWF-UK. The 80m long curved timber grid shell will span 837.5m providing long term flexibility for the WWF. The building will house an open plan work place for 300 staff, a 150 seat conference venue, education facilities and the WWF Experience exhibit.
New Central comprises contemporary studios, one and two bedroom apartments.
Centrium is a complex of modern, high quality apartments, located in the centre of Woking, building work started in 2005.
Barret Homes - Woking New Central
Travel Lodge's new office block referb is situated behind
The changing face of Woking. This picture illustrates the clash of old and new architecture in the town