Ashford, town and borough (district), administrative and historic county of Kent, south-east England. It was formed in 1974 from the Old Municipal Borough of Ashford, the Rural Boroughs of East Ashford and West Ashford, and the Metropolitan and Rural Boroughs of Tenterden.
The old town of Ashford was granted a market in his 13th century and later became the stock exchange of nearby Romney cattle ranch. Modern-day Ashford has developed into a railway center with a locomotive factory and manufactures farm implements, beer and bricks. Once Mid Kent reached optimal population levels, Eastborough was designated as a future expansion area. Area Borough, 224 square miles (581 square kilometers).
St. Mary's Parish Church has been a local landmark since his 13th century and was expanded in the 15th century. Today, churches serve a dual role as centers of worship and entertainment. The arrival of the railroad from the mid-19th century created an important source of employment that helped the city grow as a railroad hub centered on five different railroad lines. High-speed trains (HS1 High Speed ??1) linking London to the Channel Tunnel pass through Ashford's international train station, linking the city with Paris and other European destinations. The M20 motorway connects Ashford with the Channel Tunnel, the national motorway network (via the M25) and London (via the A20). Ashford has driven growth in several government programs since her 1960s. In the 1970s, his controversial four-lane ring road construction and Charterhouse skyscraper destroyed a significant portion of the Old Town, but some areas were spared and preserved. . Other changes over the last 40 years include the construction of the County Square Shopping Center, the renovation of the Templar Barracks at Repton Park, the Finbury Mansion in the Southeast and the award-winning Ashford Designer Outlet.
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Temporary custody or guardianship for children whose parents have died or cannot care for them. Looking for foster care in Ashford, check out the agencies listed below.