Just 72 miles from London, Folkestone is a former port located on the South Coast of England. The town is connected to the capital by the M20 motorway and the UK’s first high speed rail link. Using Eurostar services, visitors can reach central London in less than an hour, while Paris is just over three hours away. A small regional airport also offers charter flights to Le Touquet in France, if required.
Excellent connectivity has helped Folkestone attract new companies in the financial services, IT and media sectors. In terms of employment prospects, the town outperforms the South of England average, with a 24% increase in local jobs expected by 2031. Other established, well-known brands in the area include Eurotunnel, Saga, Church & Dwight and Dormobile.
Just minutes from the M20 motorway and a short drive from Calais, Folkestone is an ideal location for hosting meetings for attendees from across the South of England and France. Available per-hour or per-day, meeting rooms'> in Folkestone Shearway Business Park can be configured for presentations, training seminars or video conferences. Fully furnished and equipped, your team just needs to turn up and get to work.
If you are keen to join the hundreds of other companies who have made a base in Folkestone, co-working space'> is a convenient way to work. Alternatively, a managed office '> offers additional space and privacy, available in a range of configurations to match the way you work.