Smith Woolley News

A celebration in the skies above Folkestone

In celebration of the Royal Air Force (RAF) Centenary Year, the long awaited Air Show over The Leas, Folkestone has been re-named The Folkestone and Hythe RAF 100. The event takes place on the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of July and will include the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight on both days, […]

Step onto the property ladder

Getting onto the first step of the property ladder has become a closer reality in Folkestone with the conversion of one of the town’s best known Buildings.Pembroke House in Guildhall Street has recently come to the property market offering eight contemporary style, one and two bedroom flats starting from £130,000. Situated within easy walking distance from […]

New Commercial Units - Going Fast!

Quality light industrial, warehouse and office units are constantly in demand in the Folkestone and Ashford areas. The Regent Centre & Stanley Court development currently under construction on Shearway Business Park, Folkestone is no exception. This new development of 30 business units in a landscaped setting, is within an established commercial business area, close to […]

The Red Arrows are coming to Folkestone!

The ever popular Folkestone Air Show is back, with spectacular aerial displays from vintage and modern aircraft performing in the skies over Folkestone Leas.  The two day event, Saturday July 21st – Sunday July 22nd, will culminate with a breath taking performance from the world renowned Royal Airforce acrobatic display team – The Red Arrows! Smith Woolley is fortunate […]

Attention all landlords! New minimum efficiency standards

The Energy Act 2011 contains a number of provisions which will affect owners and occupiers of property. Probably most significant are the proposed minimum energy efficiency standards or MEES. From April 2018, the proposed legislative changes would make it unlawful to let residential or commercial properties with an EPC Rating of F or G, the […]

101 reasons for locating in Kent

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 […]

The Case for Commuting from Kent

With the advent of the Hi-Speed (HS1) rail service, introduced in 2009, passengers have been travelling in relative comfort between the South East coast of Kent and Central London in little less than an hour. With London house prices more than double the national average, commuters are prepared to travel further distances from their place […]

Stonegate Park - An idyllic business environment - Available Winter 2018

Brand new, grade A office accommodation, in a stunning rural setting, just 10 minutes from the historic city of Canterbury and 8 minutes from the M20 motorway, Stonegate Park really will create the idyllic business environment. Forming part of a larger development that includes residential homes, Stonegate Business Park is a unique complex of two […]

ANYONE FOR ICE CREAM?

Smith Woolley have recently completed the letting of 1-3 High Street Ashford to a top retail brand name that will further enhance the prestige of Ashford town centre. Currently undergoing a complete new re-fit, 1-3 High Street is a prominent corner position which, from September 2017 will be occupied by Kaspa’s. Kaspa’s are a chain […]