Living and working in Kent
Kent is an ideal place to live, work and for leisure activities.With its busy towns and peaceful countryside why not consider working in Kent?
Road and rail links
Kent has excellent road and rail links to London and the continent, making it the perfect location for work and leisure.
Kent offers easy motorway access to London and three international airports - Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted.
By rail, London St Pancras is 17 minutes from Ebbsfleet and 37 minutes from Ashford. Eurostar services to many European cities run from Ebbsfleet and Ashford International stations.
Mainland Europe is accessible via Le Eurotunnel and ferry services from the port of Dover.
Education and childcare
If you have a family and are moving to the area, find out about the education support available for school-aged children and young people in both Kent and Medway. There are also a range of childcare providers for those under school age in both Kent and Medway.
Kent also has four universities:
- University of Greenwich
- University of Kent
- Canterbury Christ Church University
- University for the Creative Arts
With over 1,000 square miles of beautiful countryside, 200 miles of coastline and more historic homes and castles than any other county, Kent provides a varied and interesting range of places to live and visit.
We have a number of historical and coastal towns as well as shopping centres and busy high streets including the largest shopping centre in Europe, Bluewater Shopping Centre.
With many parks and cycle routes, Kent is a great place if you enjoy the outdoors.
There are a number of theatres in Kent, zoos and animal parks and art galleries including the Turner Contemporary art gallery, opened in 2011 by Tracy Emin.