Our Area

Folkestone, Hythe, Romney Marsh and North Downs

Our area really does offer a great work life balance. We have a diverse, high quality environment that combines sophisticated urban living along an attractive coast in Folkestone and Hythe, with glorious countryside in the Romney Marsh and North Downs


Folkestone offers a well-established opportunity for businesses to start-up or grow and recruit locally. With a supply of graduates from the county’s three universities and expanding further education and apprenticeship training provision, businesses can find talent at all levels.

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Hythe has recently been named number one new housing hot spot in the UK. Its good schools, attractive Kentish townscape, beaches and fast transport links to London have helped it to achieve this accolade.

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Romney Marsh

Discover the desert at Dungeness and the beautiful open landscape with huge skies and miles of coast that make the Romney Marsh so distinct. With design-led beach living and Marsh Million funding for businesses, this is a fantastic place to live and start-up a new venture.

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North Downs

Part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this part of our district lies between Folkestone and Canterbury and offers easy access to the M20, M2 and the Channel Tunnel. It is renowned for its many attractive villages such as Elham, Lyminge and Stelling Minnis whilst  Hawkinge is the largest and has significant high quality housing planned alongside commercial development.

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Property Search

No matter what stage you are at in your business journey, we have property space for you. The Folkestone, Hythe, Romney Marsh and North Downs area has readily available, affordable commercial property from start-up incubator units through to large office and manufacturing facilities. Commercial property prices are up to 60% lower than in London.