Maidstone is the county town of Kent, England. The town has a population of around 76,000 and lies just 32 miles south-east of London. The town’s close proximity to London means it is the ideal location for businesses that still need to commute to London on a regular basis.
Lovely surroundings, excellent transport links and close proximity to the capital are just some of the reasons why so many businesses are now choosing to have their serviced offices in Maidstone.
Tenants with serviced offices in Maidstone have good access to motorway links, overground train services, buses and only a 25 minute drive to London City airport, and a 45 minute drive to Gatwick airport. Buses and trains are in plentiful supply, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling around, to, and from Maidstone.
Airport Code: LCY
Distance from Maidstone: 37.1 miles (59.7km)
Airport Code: LGW
Distance from Maidstone: 40.4 miles (65km)
Airport Code: LHR
Distance from Maidstone: 65.6 miles (105.5km)
Airport Code: STN
Distance from Maidstone: 62.2 miles (100km)
Businesses with serviced offices in Maidstone are have access to many train routes including services from Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks to Strood now connect at Strood with High Speed trains to Ebbsfleet, Stratford and Kings Cross.
Local bus transport in Maidstone is provided by Arriva Southern Counties and Nu-Venture transport companies. Serviced offices in Maidstone, particularly those in the town centre, will have bus services running along the High Street, King Street and the Chequers Bus Station adjacent to the Mall shopping centre. There are also weekday commuter coach services (numbers 781 and 784) which run between Maidstone and London.
Maidstone’s importance of a town came to pass in 1728, when the road from Rochester to Maidstone was turned into a toll road. That road is now the A20, and it runs through the town, eventually turning into the M20, running towards the north.
Maidstone is also the hub for major roads such as the M20 motorway, the A229, A249, A20 and A26. Nearby is the M2 motorway and A21.