Start Your Business in Maidstone

Close to the Capital but with far more affordable living costs and a wealth of support for new businesses, Maidstone is the ideal place to start your business.

The Maidstone Borough Council Economic Development Team is here to support you start, locate and grow your business in Maidstone.  We will work with you to find the most cost-effective premises in the right locations and to recruit and nurture the talent you need to be successful. 

  • Advice: We offer free, impartial advice and support to help your business take advantage of Maidstone’s many benefits. From business planning and HR to legal, accounting and even web design, you can speak to one of our advisors over the phone or face-to-face five days a week.  
  • Funding: Most businesses need funding to help them start and grow. Our team will help you identify and access the most appropriate grants, loans, or equity finance to enable your business to thrive. 
  • Property: Our comprehensive knowledge of Maidstone’s commercial property market will enable us to help you find the most suitable office or premises for your business. 
  • Getting started: The Business Terrace in central Maidstone provides entrepreneurs and start-up companies with affordable and flexible accommodation to launch new enterprises. 

Can't find what you're looking for?
Contact the Economic Development Team to see if we can help you and your business: 

Email: GetStarted@Maidstone.gov.uk 
Phone: 01622 239300 
In Person: The Business Terrace, Maidstone House, King Street, ME15 6JQ