Elwick Place Development

In the heart of the town centre, under 8 minutes from the International Station, only 38 minutes to London by high speed train since 2009 and providing international access to Europe: 1 hour 52 minutes to Paris, 1 hour 37 minutes from Brussels and 56 minutes to Lille by Eurostar.

Site Description

The brownfield site represents over £75million of investment in Ashford town centre. Two planning applications have been submitted to Ashford Borough Council which seek permission for;

  • 6 screen boutique cinema (3263m2)
  • 60 bed hotel (1976m2)
  • 7 restaurants (2830m2)
  • 200 apartments (20,000m2)
  • 280 parking bays


The site is in close proximity to the Commercial Quarter, County Square Shopping Centre and the Ashford Designer Outlet.

Elwick Place is located within Ashford’s award-winning, multi-million pound Shared Space public realm scheme.


Joint Venture Partnership between Ashford Borough Council and Stanhope Plc.


  • 6.65 acre site


Phase 1 started in Summer 2017, with construction expected to be completed in 18 months.

Main Contacts

Gary Bourne, Stanhope Plc

Email: info@stanhopeplc.com

Phone: 0207 170700

Planning Position

Site TC3 Elwick Place forms part of the Town Centre Area Action Plan adopted in February 2010 and provides indicative quantums of development for 22,000sqm retail/leisure, 5,000sqm commercial and 300 residential units.

Planning permission granted for the Phase 1 Cinema, restaurants, Hotel and parking development.

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