Despite the credit crunch and worldwide recession of 2008, long-neglected Folkestone is starting slowly to reclaim its Edwardian-era reputation as ‘the jewel of the Kent coast’ with a substantial – and very creative – regeneration project.
After 15 years of hard slog, Folkestone’s Creative Quarter, the brainchild of local businessman (and former Saga Group owner) Sir Roger de Haan, is finally becoming self-sustaining and an outstanding example of how – with foresight, investment and imagination - Britain’s fading coastal towns can be restored to prosperity.
Read our Best Practice guide to learn how this ‘jewel of the Kent coast’ succeeded in reversing its economic fortunes!Access Full Article
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