Maidstone has a diverse range of sector specialisms and established industry clusters.
Due to its strategic location and transport links to the rest of the UK and the Continent, Maidstone is a business-friendly borough that supports companies to grow and thrive. From start-ups and entrepreneurs to SMEs and multinationals, businesses are drawn to Maidstone.
Maidstone has strong sector specialisms in medical services, creative and media, and retail and leisure. The borough is home to companies operating in many sectors which are strategically important to the town’s economy, as well as the wider regional economy.
Growing and established business clusters in Maidstone include ICT, Professional and business services, Life Sciences and healthcare, Medical technology, Logistics and Education.
Maidstone is centrally located in Kent, with superb transport links to local, regional, and European markets. Kent’s County Town has an extensive choice of business parks offering a range of business accommodation with office costs up to 60% lower than London.