Living and Working in Maidstone
Maidstone is Kent's County Town, with a vibrant community and businesses that attract significant inward investment.
- Bustling County Town
- Strong track record in attracting and retaining investment and job creation.
- Maidstone has excellent road connections. The M20 runs to the north and the M2 is only a short distance away. The A20 runs through the town and connects it with Sevenoaks and Ashford.
- Enhancements of rail links to London Bridge and St Pancras to shorten journey times due for completion by 2018.
- Busy high street, with two new public squares, seating and paving.
- A vibrant mix of modern and historic buildings to explore, including Maidstone Museum and Leeds Castle, a Norman stronghold and royal residence.
- Great schools and affordable housing in the town centre and attractive suburbs.
- Easy access to the stunning Kent countryside.
- Historic open spaces of Penenden Heath and Mote Park in full use for recreation.
- Wonderful arts community including the Hazlitt Theatre for live comedy, music and drama acts. You can also see open-air performances at Riverstage. Proms in the Park are hosted here alongside movie nights and Shakespeare plays, street performance and theatre, and the Maidstone Fringe Festival.
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