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This historic Surrey community comprises of City Centre and surrounding areas.

Welcome to Whalley

Whalley is one of Surrey's oldest neighbourhoods. It is a culturally vibrant community and home to Surrey City Hall, City Centre Library,  KPU and SFU universities, major festivals, and performing art centres. Holland Park, Green Timbers, Bear Creek Park, and the Whalley Athletic Park are just a few of the major parks in the area. 

Whalley surrounds Surrey's City Centre. Along with a busy transit hub, it also has four Expo Line SkyTrain stations: Gateway, Scott Road, Surrey Central, and King George Boulevard stations. 

Whalley Plans & Projects

Whalley's History 

Whalley takes its name from Mr. Arthur Whalley, who settled near the corner of King George Boulevard and 108 Avenue in 1925. The area, then known as Whalley’s Corner, has grown into a bustling commercial centre now known as City Centre. 

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Location & Census Data

Whalley is located in the northwest corner of the city. The Fraser River frames the northern and western edges, Newton is to the south and much of the eastern border runs along 144 Street.

In 2016, the population of Whalley (outside City Centre) was 75,610 or 15% of Surrey’s total population. Whalley’s population (outside City Centre) grew by 5% between 2011 and 2016. This was down from a previous high of 10% between 2006 and 2011. Discover more census data of Whalley in the Neighbourhood Profile of Whalley.