Westvale Park, Horley

Welcome to the Westvale Park Travel Plan Site. We’re here to help you utilise the best of your area, be that shops, facilities or public transport.

This page is designed for you! Think of this page as your one stop shop for all the latest, up to date information regarding travel and your local area. On this page you can find information on:

  • Local Shops and centres
  • Bus stops/timetables/fares
  • Train station/timetables
  • Cycle routes, shops
  • Events on in your local area

Much of the information is provided through direct links to other websites, ensuring that the information we give, and you use, is up to date.

The accessibility map below highlights all of the major amenities and points of interest that can be found in the vicinity of your new home.

Accessibility Map Snip

Horley Accessibility Map

Within the site itself there is a new neighbourhood centre which includes educational, medical, leisure and retail facilities. Also within close proximity are a number of schools (primary and secondary), railway stations and an airport!

It sounds like you’re all sorted, however if you fancy even more, your nearest town of Horley is only a 6 minute cycle ride (or a 25 minute walk) away. Here you’ll find an even bigger selection of facilities including post office, restaurants, public houses, supermarkets and independent and national retail chains among many others. Click here for a more detailed list of facilities and where to find them.

Rail

Horley Railway Station is located approximately 3km (a 30 minute walk or 9 minute cycle) from you. The station is also well served via both the number 22 and Fastway 100 bus services.

The station is well equipped to suit your every need, with 76 cycle storage spaces, 71 car parking spaces, customer help points and CCTV.

Horley Railway Station has great access to lots of stations including London Victoria, Horsham and Brighton. Some of the destinations along these routes include Croydon, Crawley and Gatwick Airport. This should make your commute, weekend away or day trip as easy as possible.

Even better, National Rail offers a text service for when you are on the move. More information can be found here. Try visiting the National Rail website for information regarding live arrivals and departures.

Buses

As the local bus network offers convenient routes to most local destinations, with frequent services, could this be the travel mode for you? Buses run regularly all throughout the day, so whether you need to get to work, the shops or pick up the children from school, the bus provides comprehensive access to many destinations.

The table below demonstrates the local bus services available near you:

bus services

Cycling

If you fancy getting out on your bike, cycle routes in the area make your trip an easy way to travel. The map below shows cycle routes within your area.

Cycle routes

Horley Cycle Routes

This handy map is found on Sustrans and is helpful in finding cycle routes in any given area. The green shows traffic free routes, whereas the purple routes are on-road.

In addition, Riverside Green Park is located an approximate 11 minute cycle to the south of the site. The park forms part of the Horley Green Chain which is a belt of public open space providing a key commuter route between Horley and Gatwick Airport as well as a recreational and leisure facility for all to enjoy.

Why not take the children for a bike ride and enjoy a picnic in the park?

What’s on in your local area

Not sure what events are going on in your local area? A full list of events in Surrey can be found here. Have a look through and gather some ideas for family fun, sporting adventures and other sustainable activities.

Local Travel News

National Rail Enquiries – To search for engineering works on rail routes. Search via route or operator e.g. Southern.

Surrey County Council: The council website provides up-to-date traffic and travel news, including planned roadworks and sporting events which may force closures to the surrounding roads.

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