Commercial Property in Ashford
Ashford is located right in the heart of Kent, with great connections to both London (under 38 mins by train) and Europe, including Paris, Lille and Brussels.
The town offers cheaper business rates than the capital, and there’s a good choice of modern, cost-effective office accommodation.
Thanks to record inward investment and improvements introduced by Ashford Borough Council, 59% of people interviewed in a 2017 Locate in Kent Perception Survey viewed Ashford as a good or very good business location. More than 60% also flagged how much Ashford had improved as a business location over the past five years.
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Office Space in Ashford
Ashford Commercial Quarter
The Ashford Commercial Quarter is located in the heart of the town, opposite the Ashford International train station, with regular HS1 services to London, giving businesses the flexibility they need to meet clients in London in under 40 minutes.
Connect 38 is the biggest office-block built in Kent in the last 20 years. It opened in June 2018 and is the first phase of the Ashford Commercial Quarter. It offers outstanding business facilities, with 80,500 sq ft of Grade A office space, superfast broadband, parking facilities on-site and a contemporary setting.
A project by Quinn Estates and George Wilson Holdings, this state-of-the-art building sets the standard for new build commercial office space in Kent and is already home to major national and international businesses including PageSuite, Tarkett and Wilkins Kennedy.
For more information about locating your business here, please contact our Economic Development team.
International House is a modern office building located only minutes away from Connect 38 and just opposite Ashford International. SMEs and larger companies alike will find space to suit their needs, with offices ranging from 200 sq. ft. to 5,000 available.
International House has recently undergone a £1.3m makeover, including new granite paving, improved street lighting and landscaping, matching the high standard of the emerging Ashford Commercial Quarter and other developments in town including Elwick Place, Victoria Way and Riverside Park.
BizSpace’s Cobalt Building at Eureka Park is located just off Junction 9 on the M20 and less than 10 minutes from the Ashford International Station, making it a perfect place for businesses looking for great transport links.
70 offices, ranging from 170 to 424 sq. Ft., are available to rent on a flexible, three-month rolling license agreement. Businesses will benefit from landscaped surroundings, free on-site parking as well as high-speed internet and access to the communal break out area.
A meeting room is also available to rent if you need a private space to welcome clients.
Prices starting from £472 per month. Find out more on BizSpace’s website.
Coworking and Flexible Office Space
The Corn Store at The Coachworks
The Coachworks is the latest addition to the Ashford Commercial Quarter and includes a new co-working space, the Corn Store. Freelancers and businesses can rent desks as well as studios in this trendy location.
Co-working memberships start from £100 for 10 days and £150 for one month. Packages include roaming desks, daily access from 8am until 8pm, wireless broadband, use of a kitchenette, break-out space and other facilities.
For more information, visit The Coachworks’ website.
Located at the Panorama in Ashford, Regus offers a range of modern, flexible workspaces to suit every business, from hot-desking to renting your very own office. All businesses will benefit from fully furnished and serviced workspaces, access to high-speed Wi-Fi and breakout areas and meeting rooms.
Flexible office space
You will find 55 private offices at Regus Ashford, available on a flexible basis. Choose a contract that works for you, from renting a private space for five days a month to getting unlimited access.
All offices are fully customisable, which means you can add or remove desks as needed to fit your needs. Prices starting from £150/person/month. Find out more on their website.
If you don’t want to rent a private office space, their coworking membership will be perfect for you. With 14 desks available in their shared area, you can either book a dedicated desk available to you every day, or choose to their coworking membership, allowing you to book a desk only when you need it.
Prices starting from £84/month. Find out more on their website.
Kent Space Ashford
Located on the Kingsnorth Industrial Estate, Kent Space Ashford offers a range of offices available on flexible terms to suit all businesses, with quick access to both the International station and the M20.
Individual Offices at co-working prices
Kent Space’s individual offices are perfect for start-ups looking for all the perks of co-working spaces, whilst still enjoying a private workspace. You will get access to a private, fully-furnished and serviced office with on-site parking, whilst benefitting from communal breakout areas to meet with like-minded business owners and affordable rental prices. Find out more now on their website.
Kent Space’s fully serviced offices can accommodate up to 10 people, making it a great option for SMEs looking for bigger premises on flexible terms. Offices range from 165 sq. Ft. To 500sq. Ft, are fully furnished and with access to private meeting rooms for confidential client meetings. Find out more.
Business Parks in Ashford
Ashford is also home to state-of-the-art business parks, offering office space as well as industrial units and warehouses, catering for a wide range of industries.
Industrial units at Carlton Road Business Park
Carlton Road Business Park is an industrial development located next to Junction 9 on the M20. It includes 50,046 sq. ft of warehouse and industrial space divided into 28 flexible units which opened early 2019 and are ideal for businesses looking to expand in Kent.
The Carlton Road site will create up to 100 jobs in the borough and will be another asset within Ashford’s attractive commercial property portfolio. For more information on this new development, please content our team.
For more information on this new development, please contact our team.
Eureka Business Park
A major business park located just off Junction 9 on the M20, Eureka Business Park is a brand-new office block developed by Quadrant Estates.
A low-density, highly-landscaped site, it has been designed to blend with the surrounding countryside and offers a relaxed business park environment. The office buildings have been built to the highest standards and can suit businesses of all sizes.
Tenants include Walker Construction, VeriFone, RIFT Group and Smiths Medical International. If you’d like to join them at Eureka Business Park, please contact our Economic Development team.
If you’d like more information on commercial property available in Ashford, Business Rates or rents, contact our Economic Development team.