Kent Medical Campus, Office Business Park North Kent Enterprise Zone

Kent Medical Campus

A modern business park where Health, Science and Education come together

Discover a fully integrated centre of excellence for health, science and education in the South East

Aspiring to be an Academic, Health and Science Centre (ASHC), Kent Medical Campus will bring together businesses and organisations involved in finding solutions to complex healthcare issues and scientific research and development.

Kent Medical Campus offers a location designed to stimulate collaborative opportunities between research-led health and life science businesses with clinical service providers, supported by universities and specialist training providers.

Located in Maidstone, the 30-acre landscaped business park has permission to develop 98,000m2 (1,000,000 ft2) of flexible and innovative commercial space, including A1, B1 (directly associated with life science, healthcare and medical service sectors), C2 and D1 use classes. Once fully developed, it will provide up to 4,000 jobs.  The Enterprise Zone already includes a Cygnet secure mental health facility and a step-down care unit operated by Care UK, complementing the KIMS Hospital (see below) which forms a separate part of the wider Campus.  The new Maidstone Innovation Centre – offering state-of-the-art and flexible spaces in inspirational surroundings – opened in November 2021.   You can view or download a brochure about Maidstone Innovation Centre here.

Identified as a strategic development location, Kent Medical Campus has the backing and support of Maidstone Borough Council and South East Local Enterprise Partnership.


minute from the M20, connecting to the M25 and mainland Europe


acre campus providing a stunning location for business growth in the health, science and education sectors


million square feet of high quality commercial property, including medical, care and research space

Designed to help Medical, Life Science and Education businesses grow in Maidstone

The new campus is able to offer a range of flexible commercial property opportunities including headquarter buildings, research and development, specialist residential and rehabilitation care, as well as Higher Education facilities for the medical and health professions.

Thanks to fast-track planning and construction, companies can go from agreeing terms, through construction and to occupation in less than two years, making bespoke design and build an attractive option in this modern business park.

Employees will enjoy the benefits of working in a beautiful location, together with easy travel access to London (1 minute to the M20 and 25 minutes to the M25) and Europe.

Highspeed rail services link Maidstone to St Pancras and the Crick Institute and long-awaited Thameslink rail connections are planned to connect the town with medical hubs through to Cambridge.

Kent Medical Campus is supported by Locate in Kent as part of the strategic priority given to growing life sciences in the county – click here for further information.

Access a qualified workforce

Kent Medical Campus is a specialist business hub in proximity to a number of top performing universities, including University of Kent, Canterbury Christchurch University and University of Greenwich.  The Kent & Medway Medical School, a joint venture between the universities of Kent and Canterbury Christchurch, accepted its first cohort of undergraduates in September 2020 and is a key driver for growth in life science and medical professions in Kent.  The universities also deliver strong academic and vocational graduate level skills, both at the shared Medway Campus and at the exciting new Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise (EDGE) Hub in Canterbury, ensuring there’s a workforce able to drive your business forward.

The enterprise zone offers support for Further and Higher Education training provision for medical and healthcare professions, establishing the site’s reputation as a centre for excellence for clinician-led medical sciences.  Follow the links to see more information about the Kent & Medway Medical School and EDGE Hub.

KIMS Hospital

KIMS Hospital is Kent’s largest privately run hospital and was the first phase of Kent Medical Campus (pre-dating and outside the Enterprise Zone).  Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technologies, innovative diagnostic services and enhanced care facilities, KIMS provides the county with an unparalleled level of healthcare equal to that in many London hospitals.  KIMS Hospital now employs more than 300 staff and works with more than 250 Consultants across a range of specialities.  The hospital partners with some of the UK’s leading medical companies, making Kent Medical Campus the ideal home for innovative, growing medical, life science and education businesses.

To find out more about KIMS hospital visit

Visit the Kent Medical Campus website here
Maidstone West Station

One of three railway stations which serve the town centre of Maidstone. Providing services into London and further into Kent via SouthEastern and including High Speed 1.

Ashford International Station
Ebbsfleet International Station
Discovery Park
Maidstone East Station

Regular, direct services into London Victoria and London Bridge stations.

University of Kent

With over 20,000 students across as number of Kent and European campuses the university was ranked 80th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Canterbury Christ Church University

20,000 students across five campuses in Kent, Canterbury Christchurch is the largest centre of higher education in Kent for the public services.

The Universities at Medway

The Universities at Medway is a tri-partite collaboration of the University of Greenwich, the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University on a single campus in Chatham, Medway.

Kent Science Park
Kent Medical Campus

With a focus on health, science and education, Kent Medical Campus offers 98,000m2 of consented high-quality commercial space set in 30 acres alongside the M20 in Maidstone, Kent’s county town. Tenants include KIMS Hospital, the county’s largest independent hospital, Cygnet Health Care and a step-down care facility operated by Care UK. An Innovation Centre is under construction, due to open in summer 2021.