2018, a year in numbers

Posted on 10 December 2018

The Ashford borough celebrates an epic year in 2018, with our Big 8 projects now fully underway or completed, new investments in the town centre and an increased number of people visiting the town. Here are some key figures from 2018:

*6,000,000 visitors to County Square,

*+2.4% town centre footfall,

*17,000 visitors to the Ashford Snowdogs Arts Trail,

*£75,000,000 invested in Elwick Place,

*80,500 sq. ft: the amount of Grade A Office Space at Connect 38,

*17,285 visitors to the AshfordFor website,

*50 new stores and 6 new restaurants taking shape at Ashford Designer Outlet,

*£650,000 refurbishment announced to turn buildings at Dover Place into the Coachworks,

*Second fastest growing population in Kent,

*16 businesses took part in Scale Up Ashford.

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