• 38 Minutes to London
  • Embracing the Future
  • Top Business Location in Kent
  • Top 10% of Most Desirable Places to Live

This is Ashford

As a place to locate your business, Ashford has it all – from fast transport connections, millions of pounds in inward investment and growth to the culture and lifestyle. From homes and shopping, to new commercial development and infrastructure, Kent’s number one business town has an exciting present; but an extraordinary future.

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Latest News

Minister praises Ashford’s innovative town centre

09 May 2018

High Street Minister Jake Berry MP has praised Ashford's innovative approach to boosting the town centre.

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Scale Up Ashford gets thumbs up from first cohort

26 April 2018

With the second round of companies about to enter the Scale Up Ashford business growth programme, the first cohort of six Ashford-based companies shared their experiences at a meet-up last week.

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Why Ashford

Ashford is going through an extraordinary and exciting change

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Competitive Edge

Just 38 minutes from London and less than two hours from Paris

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Leisure and Lifestyle

A place for opportunity and innovation

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Development Opportunities

Number 1 business location in Kent

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