Woking is a large town, that shares its name with the surrounding district, based in Surrey. As it is so close Greater London, it comes under the commuter belt with frequent transport links to London Waterloo and Charing Cross. The population of the town has been growing due to it's proximately to London, currently standing at just under one hundred thousand.
The town is home to several public pieces of art, such as the Woking Martian. This is a monument that celebrates H. G Wells' novel "The War of the Worlds" which was written in the Woking area. The Hawker Hunter is another statute, in the form of a jet fighter plane. This was the last one built, used to promote the previous family complex. Woking is also home to "The Lightbox," an architectural centre that embraces the history and art culture that surrounds the town.