Tonbridge is situated on the River Medway in Kent, 40 miles to the south-east of London, and despite bearing a similar name, is not to be confused with nearby Royal Tunbridge Wells approximately four miles further to the south.
This market town offers newcomers a minor challenge in relation to the pronunciation of Tonbridge itself, with some parties arguing for “Tone” and others for “Tun”. Either way, your GPS will have no problems and there is easy access by road from the M25, M26 and M20.
It would be fair to describe Tonbridge as a bustling market town with great food, wide pavements and smooth-flowing traffic all centred around the idyllic Tonbridge Castle, but this description hardly does it justice. Tonbridge is home to one of the more prestigious educational facilities in the UK, Tonbridge school, as well as being the location for one of the University of Kent’s campuses.
Local industry includes manufacturing and moulding and there are several well attended festivals and arts functions. Tonbridge provides an ideal base for business travellers, thanks to convenient transport links. Those seeking a quieter lifestyle away from nearby cities can appreciate being within easy commuting distance to Maidstone and Royal Tunbridge Wells.
SITU’s Tonbridge serviced apartments are conveniently a short walk from the town centre and are the perfect choice for business or leisure travellers.
The nearest airport to Tonbridge is London Gatwick, just over thirty miles away westwardly. This is the closest major international airport, followed by London City which is around an hour’s drive away to the north.
Whether guests staying in Tonbridge corporate housing wish to fly via a business or regular airport, they could potentially have airport transfers arranged on their behalf to suit wherever they travel.
Tonbridge railway station is one of Kent's busiest with 4.1 million passengers using it each year. It is an important railway junction with lines to London, Ashford, Hastings and Redhill.
Following and preceding stations to Tonbridge include; Seven Oaks, Hildenborough, Paddock Woods, High Broom and Leigh. Tonbridge aparthotels are scattered across the area, meaning guests who book stays can be as close as possible to the station of their choosing.
Tonbridge is served by numerous bus routes, most of which are run by Arriva Southern Counties. Information about bus schedules and routes can be found on the Tonbridge and Malling Council website.
Visitors or relocators to the area can pick and choose Tonbridge short term accommodation to best suit them and the bus journeys they plan to take.