Maidstone is an attractive town on the banks of the river Medway in Kent, 30 miles east of London.
Due to its riverside location the town has a long history of breweries and paper mills, and to this day Maidstone is strongly linked to the paper trade - Europe's largest paper recycling plant lies on the edge of town.
Maidstone is among the busiest shopping towns in the south east of England with its excellent shopping facilities. The town has two main shopping centres, Fremlin Walk and The Mall Maidstone and several streets of shops with major high street brands side by side with local boutique shops. Maidstone's shopping centres and shopping streets combine to form a shopping extravaganza extending to over a million square feet!
The town is also home to many financial and consultancy firms, making use of extensive office space in the business district.
Read more about Maidstone in the About Maidstone section.