Ashford is the Kent terminal for the Channel Tunnel rail link - allowing passengers to embark not only for London but for Paris, Brussels and other European stations. Ashford itself is located just off the M20 - providing fast, easy access from London, the M25 and the south-east generally.
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Ashford is the largest borough in Kent, with a total population of nearly 111,000 people. It has grown rapidly over the last 40 years and continues to do so today. The area has been designated a government growth area and has benefited substantially from extra funding and the resulting creation of new housing and jobs in the borough.
Ashford and nearby Wye are also popular residential choices for London commuters, especially now that the high-speed rail link to central London has opened. Rail travellers can travel from Ashford International Station to London's St Pancras International station (adjacent to Kings Cross) in under 40 minutes.
The area around Ashford is traditionally an important fruit-growing area, and Ashford itself is the home of one of the south of England's largest agricultural markets and has several large industrial, commercial and retail sites that benefit from Ashford's central, southern location and proximity to the Channel ports. These include the Ashford Designer Outlet - a name sure to be familiar to any keen shoppers from the area!
Ashford's central location and good connections mean that van hire is always in demand and is catered for by van rental companies located within the town itself. A wide range of hire vans are usually available: