When you’re here

Where to stay, where to shop and the best places to grab dinner or a drink.

Local accommodation

The county town and stunning countryside of Maidstone offers a diverse range of overnight accommodation ranging from country house hotels and business class facilities, to local bed and breakfast options all within easy reach of the Maidstone Studios site.

With the local accommodation able to cater for all tastes and budgets and experienced in providing hospitality for our clients, The Maidstone Studios regularly welcomes teams who are able to make Maidstone a second home during their time with us.

We also have agreed Maidstone Studio rates at various local hotels including the Marriot Tudor Park (Pictured)

 

 

Local amenities

For those utilising the studios for extended periods of time, a diverse range of local amenities close to the studio site often proves invaluable for production teams looking for last minute props, costumes, entertainment ideas or simply the nearest pharmacy:

  • Shopping Centres and Local Towns
  • Supermarkets
  • Places of Local Interest
  • Taxi
  • Car Hire
  • Courier
  • Gyms
  • Miscellaneous

Local eating and takeout

Whether you fancy a change or are looking for somewhere to entertain, in addition to our superb restaurant and scene-dock diner, The Maidstone Studios boasts a variety of local restaurants and take away options close by. With local pubs serving house favourites and restaurants ranging from a cosy Italian to those showcasing exquisite culinary expertise; clients are able to access a range of cuisines and styles. (Picture courtesy of The Oak on the Green.)

 

The Studios

Studio 512,000 sq ft

The Maidstone TV Studios Truss System - Studio 5

Studio 5 is one of the UK's largest TV floors, fully HD or SD equipped and is really is an amazing space for 'Super Shows', rehearsal space or as a sound stage.

Studio 5

Studio 26,000 sq ft

Studio 2 is fully equipped and ideal for medium/large SD/HD productions.

Studio 2

Find us

By Car

Navigate to The Maidstone Studios, Vinters park, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5NZ. We’re just off the M20, Junction 7 sign-posted Maidstone. Find us on Google maps.

London Gatwick:  40 mins
London Heathrow: 60 mins
Folkestone/Dover: 35 mins

By Train

The nearest train station is Maidstone East (there are two train stations in Maidstone). Trains depart from London Victoria and London Bridge. From St Pancras it’s 15 minutes to Ebbsfleet where we can pick you and your team up with our mini bus or limousine. This service is for production companies only – not audiences.

London Bridge : 45 mins
London Victoria : 55 mins
St Pancras to Ebbs Fleet: 15 mins, plus 20 mins by road.
Ashford Int: 20 mins