Servicing & Repairs - While You Wait

By arrangement, for customers who’d like to visit us we can carry out your service or repair work on the same day, while you wait. You’ll need to pre-book this. We ask that you arrive between 08:00-09:00 on your arranged day.

To book your equipment service or repair
call us on 01795 436999 (Mon-Fri 08:00-16:30)

What to do while you wait

Paperwork

Ashbys Cleaning Equipment have a quiet waiting area with free WIFI access, table and chairs, standard 240V 3 pin sockets for charging laptops, tablets, mobiles etc plus a comfortable sofa and access to our customer restroom. You’ll also find a shop area to pick up supplies and a demo area, where we can arrange for you to try any equipment or machinery you may be interested in.

Refreshments

We are situated a short walk from a nice café called Loafers (exit Ashbys down to round-about, turn left, continue 300 metres and Loafers is on your left) or a 5 minute drive from a retail park containing MacDonalds, Pizza Hut, KFC, Halfords, Homebase, Currys, Pets At Home and more (Sittingbourne Retail Park, ME10 2XD)

The Tudor Rose is a traditional English pub with an extensive menu for you to choose from. All meals are freshly prepared at affordable prices with a friendly atmosphere & children's menu available. The Tudor Rose also offers a big beer garden for you to sit out and relax in.

Contact details - Chestnut Street, Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 8BT, Tel - 01795 842 575
Website - www.shepherdneame.co.uk/pubs/sittingbourne/tudor-rose
Journey time by car – 11 minutes

A round of golf

Upchurch River Valley Golf Course has a restaurant, driving range, one 18 hole and two 9 hole courses, constructed on 120 acres of very well drained undulating parkland – and is just 15 minutes away. Its pay and play, so membership not necessary and beginners welcome.

Contact details - Upchurch River Valley Golf Course, Oak Lane, Upchurch, Kent, ME9 7AY
Tel - 01634 360626
Website - www.rivervalleygolf.co.uk
Journey time by car - 15 minutes

Go-karting

Bayford Meadows is just round the corner and has a demanding and technical 1100 metre circuit catering for anyone from 9 years upwards. Refreshments are also available on site.

Contact details - Bayford Meadows Kart Circuit Ltd, Symmonds Drive, Eurolink Industrial Estate, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3RY, Tel - 01795 410707
Website - www.bayfordkarting.co.uk
Journey time by car – 2 minutes

Shopping

Bluewater Shopping Centre is a shopaholics paradise located out of town, 25 minutes away just off the A2. Easy to find with easy parking and over 300 stores, 60 restaurants, plus entertainment, cinemas, things for kids to do and leisure activities.

Contact details - Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9ST, Tel - 01322 475475
Web site - www.bluewater.co.uk
Journey time by car – 25 minutes

Make a day of it

Howletts Wild Animal Park is a 90 acre adventure in beautiful ancient parkland that is ideal for great days out in Kent with the entire family.

Contact details - Howletts Wild Animal Park, Bekesbourne, Nr Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5EL,
Tel - 0844 842 4647
Website - www.aspinallfoundation.org/howletts
Journey time by car – 30 minutes.

Port Lympne Reserve offers exciting days out in Kent filled with discovery for the entire family. Set in 600 acres, and housing over 650 rare and endangered animals, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park offers a treat for everyone.

Contact details - Aldington Road, Lympne, Kent, CT21 4PD, Tel - 0844 842 4647
Website - www.aspinallfoundation.org/port-lympne
Journey time by car - 45 minutes.

Dover Castle is spectacularly situated above the White Cliffs of Dover. This magnificent castle has guarded our shores from invasion for 20 centuries - now you can enjoy a great family day out with a visit to the 'Key to England'. Explore the darkly atmospheric Secret Wartime Tunnels including the vivid recreation of the Dunkirk evacuation in Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk, complete with dramatic projections of swooping Spitfires and real film footage.

Enjoy a colourful contrast with the richly-furnished Great Tower, where costumed actors introduce medieval life at King Henry II's court.

With exciting exhibitions, winding tunnels to explore, ghosts to hunt out - and of course restaurants, shops and the space for youngsters to run around - an action-packed, great value family day out awaits!

Contact details - Castle Hill, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU, Tel - 0870 333 1181
Website - www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/dover-castle
Journey time by car - 45 minutes.

Fantastic walks for you and your dog

Hucking Estate is a large and engaging site offering a 600 acre mix of ancient woodland, planted secondary woodland and open grassland; together with woodland archaeology remains, wonderful walks, interesting wildlife and breath-taking views - set in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Download a guide - Click here
Contact details - Suggested starting point is The Hook & Hatchet Pub, Church Road, Hucking, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1QT, Tel - 01622 880 399. This pub offers great food.
Website - www.woodlandtrust.org.uk
Journey time by car – 15 minutes

Syndale Valley Walk
Escape to a land that time forgot, where farming, food and rural traditions remain the cornerstones of community life among the unspoilt and picturesque scenery of the Syndale Valley. Includes three wonderful pubs for food and refreshments, which also make great starting points. 11, 6.5 and 8.6 mile options – please download guide below.

Download a guide - Click here
Contact details / Suggested starting points are -

Places to Visit

Whitstable is a picturesque seaside town rich in bohemian charm with independent craft and gift shops, galleries, delicatessens and fashion shops trading side by side with butchers and bakers. When you need to recharge with a drink and food you will be spoilt for choice with a wonderful choice of cafes, restaurants and pubs. Whitstable is one of a very few towns in the country that has a pub on the beach.

Contact details - Car Park, Gladstone Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1JG
Website - www.canterbury.co.uk/canterbury-district/Whitstable.aspx
Journey time by car – 30 minutes

Canterbury, with its stunning Cathedral, the oldest in England, is a great city to visit. Plenty of historic charm combined with cafes, restaurants and great shopping.
Contact details - Car Park, Castle Row, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2PT
Website - www.canterbury.co.uk
Journey time by car - 25 minutes

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How To Find Us

Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3RW
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