101 reasons for locating in Kent

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Locate in Kent recently posted 101 sound reasons as to why Kent is the ideal County for businesses to prosper. The County’s infrastructure, with 173 km (107miles) of motorway within it’s boundaries, plus the High Speed 1 rail service, makes Kent an attractive proposition to set up business.

Specifically, the regeneration programme for Ashford, together with Folkestone, are two towns that are embracing business growth, with the development of existing and the construction of new complexes which are attracting technological, retail, office and manufacturing companies to the region.

Geographically, both towns are best placed, each within easy access to the UK motorway network via the M20, the Channel (Eurotunnel Le Shuttle) at Folkestone and the UK’s busiest Ferry Port at Dover. It is estimated that approximately 40m tonnes of freight passes through the Channel Tunnel and Dover Ferry Port each year – a huge contribution to the Import/Export traffic between the UK and Europe.

Commercial property availability in Ashford and Folkestone is diverse and it is well worth visiting the Smith Woolley website to view a comprehensive listing of To Let or For Sale availability. Or call 01303 226622 (Folkestone) 01233 640800 (Ashford) to discuss your requirements.