• £2.5 million fund launched for small to medium-sized engineering companies

    A £2.5 million fund designed to help SMEs in England that directly employ people in engineering..

  • Illumination of Maidstone Town Hall

    Maidstone Town Hall is the first iconic building in Maidstone town centre to be illuminated as ..

  • Extension of Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE)

    A Government scheme offering a £1,500 grant to small businesses employing an apprentice has bee..

  • Making the most of Maidstone : Our strategy to ensure that Maidstone benefits from future economic growth.

    Early in the new year, we'll be making a number of important decisions aimed at making sure the..

  • News from the Autumn Statement

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, gave his annual Autumn Statement to Parliamen..

  • Business Rates Reoccupation Relief Policy

    50% business rates discount for 18 months for businesses moving into previously empty retail p..

  • 4 Day Business Start-Up Course

    Do you have a business idea? Are you ready to strike out on your own? Do you want to give your n..

  • Small Business Saturday

    Support local businesses in Maidstone this Saturday Small businesses across Maidstone will be ..

  • Kent Sport Workplace Challenge

    Companies and organisations across Kent are invited to take part in the 'Workplace Challenge', a..

  • Technology for Export Event: Harnessing new technologies to boost your international business potential

    Is technology working for your company? Are you maximising the use of the devices at your finger..

  • Free Dementia Awareness Session

    Free Dementia Awareness Session Maidstone Borough Council, working with Kent County Council an..

  • Get Started in Maidstone

    Want to start a business? Get in Touch. Get Advice. Get Started. Maidstone Borough Council h..

Welcome to Maidstone

The Business Capital of Kent

Welcome to Maidstone's official business website, dedicated to helping you find the right location for your business and to learn more about the benefits of locating in Maidstone. If you have plans to expand, relocate or set up a business - this site is for you. Search the land and property portal and source information about regeneration projects, business support and housing, leisure and educational opportunities, as well as facts and figures and news about latest developments.

Strategically located between London and mainland Europe; Maidstone combines competitive costs with strong communications links with UK, European and World markets.

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