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Flowers in bloom in Holland Park.

About North Surrey

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Whalley takes its name from Mr. Arthur Whalley, who settled near the corner of King George Boulevard and 108th Avenue in 1925. The area, then known as Whalley’s corner, included a service station and small general store but quickly grew into a bustling commercial centre.

Today, Whalley, also known as North Surrey, is a thriving urban centre, home to SFU Surrey, major shopping and recreational facilities, Surrey Memorial Hospital and destination parks including Green Timbers Urban Forest, Bear Creek Park and Holland Park.

North Surrey is a culturally vibrant community, playing host to the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival, Surrey’s annual celebration of winter, and Fusion Festival, a 2-day multicultural event featuring music, food and culture. It is also home to the Surrey Arts Centre, a hub of local arts and cultural activity.

Located in the heart of North Surrey, Surrey City Centre has been identified as the region’s second downtown. It is currently seeing the development of a burgeoning civic precinct, home to a new flagship library, city hall and performing arts centre. In recent years, Surrey City Centre has also been the focus of significant residential and commercial development. SkyTrain provides convenient access to downtown Vancouver and the rest of the region.

Planning map outlining the Whalley town centre area.

Whalley/City Centre Engineering Projects

Get updates on Surrey's engineering projects in Whalley and City Centre, like the South Fraser Perimeter Road construction and the Bridgevie [...]

People crossing the street

Whalley/City Centre Transportation Projects

View planned and ongoing transportation projects in Whalley and City Centre in Surrey.

people walking amongst Holland Park's water feature

Parks in North Surrey

Explore parks and open spaces in North Surrey and City Centre.

North Surrey Recreation

North Surrey Recreation

Participate in your favourite recreation activity through North Surrey Recreation.

Whalley Secondary Land Use Plans

Learn about the approved secondary land use plans in the Surrey community of Whalley.