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About Us

Love Ashford is a platform – website and social media - facilitated by Ashford Borough Council, designed to promote Ashford Town Centre. It supports local businesses and activity serving as a hub for residents and visitors, offering information and updates on:

• News and events: Stay informed about local happenings and what’s on including community events,
festivals, and exhibitions.

• Things to do: Discover attractions, activities, and places to visit in Ashford Town Centre, catering to various

• Shopping and dining: Explore a directory of local businesses, offering diverse shopping options as well as
restaurants and a range of eateries.

• Local offers and discounts: Benefit from special deals and promotions offered by local businesses.
Love Ashford also features specific sections like:

• The Ashford Mural Trail: Explore a self-guided tour of colourful murals painted by local and international

• Spotlights: On businesses and events promoting them in all their glory!

• Competitions: Very popular with our audience and gives the prize giver an extra shine on their business

• Even more!: Get inspiration for day trips, shopping expeditions, or finding new places to eat and drink in
the area.

Love Ashford aims to serve as a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in discovering Ashford Town
Centre, whether you’re a resident, visitor, or simply curious about the town

Join Our Business Community
Our business community is at the heart of everything we do! We work to champion, support and promote all of our businesses, big and small.

If you're part of our business community, we provide the following services - all free of charge:

Regular Business Forum
Networking is a big part of what we do. If you’re part of the local business community then you are welcome to join us at our regular Business Forum. An evening event, the Forum aims to bring businesses together to discuss news, events and offers, and also gives us a chance to update you with news from Ashford Borough Council. Oh, and sometimes there’s wine too! To enquire about a space, please email us. 

WhatsApp Group
Like friends at your fingertips, the Love Ashford Whatsapp group is a great place to chat in the moment – whether it’s a question to the Love Ashford team, a quick text to advertise your event or a way to spread some news in the moment, we love chatting to you all! We also use the group to run polls, ask you questions and give you the opportunity to join some of our campaigns FIRST. Join here.

Email Updates
A roundup of all things town centre, our email updates aim to keep you in the know when it comes to news and events. Sent regularly throughout the year, and also when we have important information to share. Join our mailing list now.