• 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

Chance to show Ashford your etchings with new Elwick Place initiative

19 January 2018

The Elwick Etchings initiative is calling on local residents to come forward with their personal stories of living in Ashford and interesting facts about the town centre.

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Work begins to prepare Ashford International for new international trains

16 January 2018

Work has begun to prepare Ashford International’s high-speed platforms for new international trains.

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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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Work is going well for the new Ashford Commercial Quarter. Scaffolding and wraps will be removed in March.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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Share your #Ashford memories with the Elwick Etchings Initiative to see them etched into the pavements around… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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