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Reasons to Smile

A move to Ashford may well provide you and your family with the lifestyle you have been missing, but there is so much more to it than just an escape from the city.

Highspeed 1High Speed Train Service

The fastest growing town between London and the continent, Ashford offers fantastic access to Lille in just an hour, Brussels in 1.5 hours and Paris in just 2 hours. Why not also take advantage of Ashford’s high-speed rail link which can take you back to the city quickly and comfortably in only 38 minutes.


Fantastic business relocation and employment opportunitiesFantastic business relocation and employment opportunities

With office rents 70% lower than London and a highly skilled labour force, Ashford becomes an ideal choice for business relocation. Competitive salaries and an array of employment opportunities also make it the perfect place for a permanent move.


Stunning countryside on your doorstepStunning countryside on your doorstep

The town boasts a wealth of natural heritage including charming villages and woodland just waiting to be explored; all just a stones throw away from the buzz of the city.



Cheaper housing and living costsCheaper housing and living costs

City living, though central and energetic, is extremely expensive in terms of housing and cost of living. Ashford, with house prices a massive 28% less than London, offers an affordable way to acquire more green space and more house for your money.



An array of leisure and activity choicesAn array of leisure and activity choices

With some of the best facilities in the South East including a multi-million redeveloped leisure centre, international standard athletics stadium and renowned designer outlet, life outside of the city doesn’t have to be unexciting.



High performing schools and education centresHigh performing schools and education centres

A move becomes beneficial to the entire family with a huge choice of excellent schools at both primary and secondary level, including independent, grammar and a multi-million pound Ashford Learning Development campus for further education, which consistently perform above the national average.



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