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Ashford Adult Education Centre


The Ashford Adult Education Centre is located at the Ashford Gateway Plus and features contemporary facilities, furniture and equipment.

The modern building has been built to reduce its environmental impact and includes the use of solar panels and an air source heat pump to generate energy, as well as a green roof for added insulation. The Ashford centre features a range of courses and is equipped with a spacious art room located in the centre of the building. It has inspirational views overlooking the Memorial Gardens.

Opening times

Term time

Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm

Friday 9am - 4.30pm


  • There is an on-site cafe. The cafe is open day time only
  • Water dispensers are available at the centre
  • Local shops are available in the town centre which is approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre
  • Accessible toilets are available on the ground floor
  • Accessible lifts are available in the building
  • Hearing loop is available at reception
  • Converser units are available in the classrooms

If you have accessibility requirements, please speak to a member of our Customer Relations team. You can contact us here ahead of your visit to our centre.

Getting there

Nearest parking:

Limited disabled parking on Church Road.

Car parking available at Vicarage Lane car park.


The nearest bus stops are at both ends of Church Road. One at Vicarage Lane and the other on Elwick Road. For further details and timetables for buses visit


The nearest train station is Ashford International.

Access to the adult education courses after the above closure time is via the side door, situated to the left of the main door.

Centre information

Find us

Ashford Gateway Plus
Church Road
TN23 1AS

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