Shopping Centres


County Square

Welcome to County Square

Located in the heart of Kent, County Square shopping centre offers a friendly welcome to visitors from across the county and further afield. With more than 50 shops alongside cafes and restaurants, County Square is the local, relaxed choice when it comes to indulging in some retail therapy. Whether you’re on the look-out for that perfect outfit, just browsing or popping in for some everyday essentials, our range of stores can cater for any need. Click on the store directory to find out more about who’s here, or visit our shopper information and getting here pages to start planning your visit. We look forward to welcoming you!

News and Events!

You can keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, upcoming events and competitions at County Square, along with details of offers at our retail stores. Click on the link below to find out more about what’s coming up at the centre or in our shops. 

You can also keep up to date with what’s going on in the centre and in stores by visiting our Facebook page or following us on Twitter @CountySquare.

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Pandora are Celebrating!

PANDORA are celebrating the release of the new movie The Lion King with this exclusive new collection! From must-have charms to beautiful jewellery pieces find your new favourite in-store today!

Four Ways to Style a Blazer this Summer!


Come and Connect with us at County Square

Technology moves on at such a rate that it’s hard to keep up with the latest advance, or find practical, helpful advice for a problem which doesn’t seem to appear on the FAQ pages. 

Perhaps you are flummoxed by different mobile phone offers and want to discuss what fits in best with your lifestyle, or you need advice on whether to get your aging laptop repaired or trade up for a new one. 

Here at County Square Ashford we’ve got all bases covered. If you’re looking for a mobile network provider, pop into Vodafone, EE or 3 to find out more. Dropped your mobile in the bath? Perhaps it was time for a new one anyway. Carphone Warehouse can give you all the help you need to find the perfect replacement. There’s also a Sky kiosk for all your broadband and TV needs.

Top Gift Mobile Phone Accessories is the place to head for when you want to buy products to personalise your phone, and the helpful team is just as happy to find accessories for your much-loved old mobile as for a brand new one. They can also offer product advice and on-site services such as data transfer and phone set-up. 


The Entertainer

Every Saturday. Quiet hour from 9am until 10am

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Bouverie Place

Welcome to Bouverie Place Shopping Centre

Located in the heart of Folkestone town centre, Bouverie Place Shopping Centre boasts an exciting and vibrant range of shops and cafes. Our friendly and welcoming atmosphere make shopping a pleasure.

We are easily accessible by rail, within easy reach of the railway stations as well as being right next to the bus station and any trip to Folkestone and the Centre is a delight and a great day out for all the family.

Shoppers can find themselves spoilt for choice when they visit, with so many stores to choose from, including an ASDA superstore. Parking is easy, with a three storey car park, and our covered mall and an open air square, all make for an attractive and bright, accessible shopping haven. Bouverie Place Shopping Centre is open seven days a week. Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm (with Asda opening earlier and closing later) and on Sundays we open from 10am to 4pm, but it is always best to check your favourite store for their opening times.

Access to the Centre is good for all the visitors who come to enjoy our facilities and we cater for the needs of everyone.

To ensure all tastes are catered for, Bouverie Place Shopping Centre combines a striking mix of independent shops with major high street names; like T K Maxx, Primark, Next, New Look, The Body Shop, Sports Direct and many more.


Choice Discount Summer Sale

The Summer Sale is now in our Choice Discount store with up to 50% off. This discount is on top of the already discounted products across women’s, men’s, kids and home. 



Sale Now on at Deichmann!

50% off is now on at Deichmann. Be quick – whilst stocks last! Look out for the tag. 



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Sensory Shopping Day

On the last Sunday of every month stores at Bouverie Place will either turn their in-store music off or have it at a very low level.

Additionally, for those shoppers who suffer from light sensitivity, the lights in the Centre will also be dimmed to a level that is both practical and safe.

“We have had a very positive response from our shoppers to the Sensory Sundays and it is our intention to continue having these ‘quiet days’ on the last Sunday of every month,” says Paul Stone, Manager of the Bouverie Place Shopping Centre.

“When noise does not bother you, it is difficult to appreciate how uncomfortable and distressing the regular hustle and bustle of every day life can have on some people.  We hope that, for at least one day a month, shoppers who suffer from conditions such as Perception Disorder, Hyperacusis, Autism, Bell’s Palsy and other conditions that can cause sound sensitivity can enjoy a shopping trip in relative peace and quiet,” continues Paul.  “Many of our stores are also doing even more to support these days by having dedicated staff and tills to assist our customers affected by any of the conditions we are catering for.  We would also welcome any comments on other ways we can reduce unnecessary noise or light pollution on these days.”

Sensory Shopping Day takes place from 2pm-4pm on the last Sunday of every month.

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Ashford Designer Outlet

Welcome to Ashford Designer Outlet

At McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Ashford you’ll find your favourite brands at up to 60% less, all year round. There’s something for everyone, within our beautiful settings you’ll find cafes, restaurants, a children’s play area and more than 80 boutiques. Our wide range of stores range from iconic fashion brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Polo Ralph Lauren, Ted Baker, Fred Perry and Lacoste to athletic labels, such as Nike and Adidas, and high-street favourites, such as Guess and Levi’s.



New Adventure Play Area

Now Open!

The digitally-enhanced playground features an immersive augmented reality play experiences and include one of the UK’s tallest open space Robinia tree house towers. 

Designed and installed by Kompan, Europe’s largest provider of outdoor play equipment, the new playground has been customised to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience for our younger visitors, featuring a bespoke ‘Garden of England’ theme.



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