Cllr Matt Furniss, Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Councillor for Infrastructure and Governance, adds: “This is fantastic news, which will help us improve and invest in the public space that provides an important approach from the station and river to the rest of the town. It is also forms another key section of the sustainable transport link for pedestrians and cyclists.”
The Odeon cinema will continue to operate in the same building and more details will follow as this exciting project progresses.
Cllr Spooner concludes: “Making sure that Guildford is a great place for residents, workers and visitors is critical for our borough’s success. Our town is a popular and high-performing regional centre and acquiring properties like these give more opportunities to enable our ambitious vision for the future.”
View a video of Cllr Furniss explaining more at Bedford Wharf.