Tesla has opened a new supercharger at Eclipse Park, at Junction 7 of the M20 in Maidstone.
It joins Tesla's existing network of superchargers in the UK. This strategic location connects electric car owners with the European network of superchargers.
Tesla is a leading manufacturing of electric cars, and allows its customers to charge their cars for free. The Supercharger enables drivers to charge their electric cars from a 0 to 170 mile range in just 30 minutes.
Eclipse Park is Maidstone’s most modern mixed office and retail campus and is owned by Gallagher Properties Ltd.
Next unveiled a brand new concept store on Eclipse Park, Maidstone on Thursday 20th November at 10am.
The store has been built from the ground up and has both home and fashion offering, all encapsulated in a stunning new building.
Standing at 40,000 sq.ft the store has created 100 new jobs and turned what was once a wasteland into a new retail destination
Store Manger, Nicky Smith said: “We’re thrilled to be opening this store in Maidstone. After months of planning and hard work our customers are going to have a brand new concept store that has all new product areas!”
With the store split 50/50 fashion and home, shopper can expected a huge variety of products including shoe rooms for men and women, a lingerie room and a Costa Coffee.
Nick Yandle, Chief Executive at the Gallagher Group said: “After just two and a half years since first contact the vision Next have for their business and Gallagher have for Eclipse Park is before us. Gallagher is proud to have played its part in delivering such a great development that provides new employment opportunities for dozens of Maidstone people and we expect it to attract further investment into Eclipse Park.”
The high street store closed on 15th November with all staff transferring over to the new store.
Next on Eclipse Park will be open Monday to Saturday 9am-10pm and Sunday 10.30am-5pm.
Full planning permission has been granted for a 150 bedroom hotel at Eclipse Park.
The plans are for a 150 bedroom hotel with restaurant and conference facilities. It will be in a prominent position and will be clearly visible from the M20. Eclipse Park is Maidstone's premier business Park and is close to Junction 7 of the M20.
Click here to download a brochure on this hotel development opportunity (PDF 1.96MB).