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Ashford is one of the fastest growing towns between London and the Continent, and an ambitious development strategy aims to make Ashford an exciting, prosperous and sustainable place to work, live and do businesses for years to come. Read more about Ashford's future on these pages, and find out how you can be part of its development...

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Work Here

Everything you need to know about working in Ashford

Superfast 4G mobile arrives Cutting edge 4G mobile services from mobile network EE has arrived in Ashford, making the town amongst the most connected places in Europe.
Boosting rural business Could you be eligible to apply for an interest-free loan from what is known as the ‘Marsh Million’?
Sign up for business news Local businesses can now find out the latest news and developments in Ashford and help and advice available to them by signing up to a quarterly e-newsletter.

Live Here

A thriving town with lots to offer

Conningbrook Lakes Country Park moves a step closer The creation of a new country park at Conningbrook Lakes has moved a step closer following the signing of agreements between the Brett Group and Ashford Borough Council.
Willesborough Dykes foot & cycle path opens The new Willesborough Dykes foot and cycle path is open for the public to use and enjoy.
Leisure and Culture in Ashford Modern shopping malls, first-class leisure facilities, popular cultural attractions and a rich heritage await in Ashford.

Invest Here

Your guide to the investment opportunities in Ashford

Delivering the Big Eight A new strategic board is being set up to support delivery of eight key initial projects which are critical to the future economic growth and prosperity of the borough.
Publications Access the latest publications setting out Ashford's exciting development plans.
Connectivity Ashford’s central location and excellent rail, road, air and sea links provides business with fast, easy access to over 360 million consumers across Europe.

News & Events

Latest news and developments in the area

LoveAshford.com gets a new look Ashford’s digital high street, LoveAshford.com, has a brand new look.
Launch of new Eurostar service brings south of France within easy reach of Ashford Ashford’s already superb high-speed rail connections to the Continent have been boosted last week (1 May) with the launch of Eurostar’s new direct service to the south of France.
Handelsbanken to open office in Ashford Ashford’s credentials as ‘an international town’ have been boosted with the news that Handelsbanken, the Swedish-owned bank, has decided to open an office in the Kent town.