Elwick Place Ashford
What is Elwick Place?
Designed by architects Hollaway, Elwick Place is a 100,000 square foot leisure and restaurant development in the heart of Ashford, Kent which opened in December 2018. It includes the first ever newly built Picturehouse cinema, nine retail and restaurant units and a Travelodge hotel.
Restaurants at Elwick Place
- Macknade: Open since February 2020, Macknade at Elwick Place offers a unique food and drink experience. Based on the Macknade ethos of “favourite places”, the team has created a welcoming space, where people can come at any time of the day for a coffee and a slice of cake, for lunch or dinner. It also includes a butcher’s bar, a delicatessen corner, as well as a small food hall to buy local produce. Find out more about Macknade at Elwick Place.
- Unità 4: Set up by head chef and restauranteur Damiano Vecchio, Unità 4 seeks to offer an authentic Italian dining experience in a welcoming environment. A destination for fans of pizza and pasta, it is somewhere family and friends can come together. The restaurant also has a Pasta Workshop kitchen, where the Unità 4 team host interactive cooking masterclasses. Learn more here.
- Matches Sports Bar, Grill & Social: Having opened in June 2021, Matches Sports Bar, Grill & Social is the ideal spot for sports fans. A selection of Ultra-HD television screens show a variety of live sports from around the world throughout the day. There is also an onsite Burger & Wing kitchen serving up delicious food, as well as self-pour beer booths. Discover more about Matches Sports Bar.
- The Snug Home: Following the success of its Tenterden store, The Snug Home opened its second shop at Elwick Place in July 2021. Discover more here.
- Picturehouse: The first newly built Picturehouse in the country, the Ashford cinema is home to six screens and a restaurant. It offers a varied programme of blockbuster, classic and independent films. To find out more about their screenings and events, please visit their website.
- Snap Fitness: The new 24-hour gym will offer free weights, equipment and floor space to train, as well as personal training sessions and group classes.
- Travelodge: Located right in the town centre and next to the International Station, the new 58-room Travelodge hotel is perfect for people visiting for leisure or business.
Adjacent to the development is a 282-space car park, which includes four electric vehicle charging points. The car park is free after 3pm every day and until 9am the next day.
Opposite Elwick Place is the County Square shopping centre, with its own multi-storey car park.
Ashford is one of the fastest growing towns in the South East, and for good reason. Discover why Ashford is Kent’s Number One business destination and why it’s attracted over £520m in investment.
Thanks to HS1 services from Ashford International, London is only 38 minutes away, and Paris 2h via the Eurostar*. Ashford is also located next to the M20 via J9 and the new J10a, with easy access to the M25, major airports including Gatwick and Heathrow, and ports.
With key residential developments in and around the town, including Chilmington Green, Finberry, Riverside Park and Kent Wool Growers, Ashford is looking to attract more residents, with an estimated growth of 10% by 2025 (compared to 6.6% UK average).
The average income in the Ashford area is also 14% higher than the UK average.
New developments, including Ashford’s “Big 8” projects, a clear regeneration plan and a proactive council have all helped put Ashford on the map as one of the most investable boroughs in Kent. These developments include Connect 38, the first phase of the Ashford Commercial Quarter, Chilmington Green, the Ashford Designer Outlet expansion, the Coachworks and the Curious Brewery. Find out more about key investment locations in Ashford.
For more information about Ashford, visit our Location and Key Facts page or our Ashford Town Centre page.
Property Agents Details
To find out more about the Elwick Place development, leasing opportunities and much more, get in touch with the relevant property agents below:
Green & Partners LLP
- Paul Cooper – +44 (0)20 7659 4838 or email@example.com
- Matt Beardall – +44(0)20 7659 4836 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Reeve - +44(0)20 7935 7878 or email@example.com
Ainara Mateu – firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please note Eurostar has suspended all train services from Ashford to Europe until 2022 following the Covid-19 pandemic.