440,000 sq ft (40,800 sq m)
County Square Shopping Centre, is centrally located in the heart of the thriving market town, Ashford, Kent. Situated 14 miles to the south west of Canterbury and 21 miles to the south east of Maidstone, the town is well served by the M20 and A28 major roads and is less than 40 minutes from London St Pancras using the new Javelin high speed rail service. The centre has a catchment population of approximately 350,000 and has the 3rd fastest growing population in Kent. In 2018 the centre attracted 6.1 million visitors, which was a 3.1% increase on the 2017 figures. The County scheme comprises over 400,000 sq ft and is the town’s principle destination, benefiting from the adjoining 600 space car park. The scheme is anchored by Debenhams, with other key retailers including Next, H&M, JD Sports, River Island and Waterstones.
County Square is the prime shopping destination in Ashford and 5.3 million shoppers visited the shopping centre in 2010.