About Ashford

Ashford is a town in the borough of Ashford in Kent. In 2005 it was voted the fourth best place to live in the United Kingdom. It lies on the Great Stour river, the M20 motorway, and the South Eastern Main Line and High Speed 1 railways. Its agricultural market is one of the most important in the county. The motto of Ashford Borough Council is "With stronger faith".

Ashford is one of the fastest growing areas in England, with rapid growth in the population and the infrastructure needed to support the town. The town's main shopping centre, County Square, has been expanded and the new section opened in March 2008. It now has 50,000 sq ft of retail space and houses many popular 'high street' retailers. The new train line, High Speed 1, provides access to London in 37 minutes.

With all this rapid development, it has meant that hundereds of houses and appartments have been built, businesses have moved into the area which has led to a massive growth in the Professional Services and Trade Service sectors.

Ashford is now home to some of the best local solicitors, accountants, business advisors, retail outlets, local plumbers, heating engineers, builders and electricians.