In the heart of the county town
Gullands can trace its roots back over 100 years and we have been at our Mill Street offices since the late 1940’s, building our offices on the site of the previous buildings which were destroyed during the war. We are delighted to continue to support the town centre and the many other businesses here.
Many of the other firms of solicitors once located in the town have now moved out however we are here to stay. It is convenient for clients to pop in and see us and of course for staff. We are proud to be a part of some exciting initiatives which are helping to shape the town centre and will encourage more visitors.
What is new in the town? Maidstone Borough Council has ambitious aspirations for the borough, its people and in particular the town centre.
The programme of public realm improvements and the redevelopment of several major sites are under way to help boost the vitality of the town and enhance the appearance and accessibility of the streetscape.
The public realm will help create a sense of place, providing connections to local historic and cultural elements, as well as providing a safe and attractive environment for the public who visit, live and work in Maidstone.
The current phase consists of £3million invested in Week Street and Gabriel’s Hill/Lower Stone Street, down to the junction with Palace Avenue. The designs incorporate ‘squares’ at key junctions along the roads to link with side roads. The changes will also see the creation of a level surface throughout, giving a more pedestrian feel.
These comprehensive public realm improvements are due to be completed by 2019. As a result of the regeneration, the connectivity and aesthetics of Maidstone town centre will be enhanced, enabling it to maintain its place as one of the premier town centres in Kent. The project will deliver a distinctive, safe and high-quality place that befits a 21st Century County Town. There are also some other exciting projects and developments we are working on including an exciting exhibition coming to Maidstone Museum in the Autumn, so watch this space!