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The building and grounds of Singleton Environment Centre are owned by Ashford Borough Council. They are leased by Great Chart with Singleton Parish Council. The Centre, and the community and education activities within it, are operated by Singleton Spaces. The Parish Council has also made a financial contribution to a number of different community and education projects at the Centre.
Singleton Spaces is an independent trust with a board of volunteers from the local community.
The objects of Singleton Spaces
The objects of the charity to be carried out in Singleton and the neighbouring communities of Washford Farm, Brisley Farm, Stanhope, Chilmington Green and Great Chart (‘the Area of Benefit’) are:
1) The preservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment for the public benefit, in particular but not exclusively by promoting and supporting the creation and maintenance of green spaces within the area of benefit.
2) Advancing education for the public benefit in conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment.
Singleton Spaces. Registered charity number 1180577
We offer a truly different venue for events nestling in tranquil landscaped grounds with its own terrace and pond.
The whole Centre or an individual room is available for hire.
We are proud about the signficance of our building and the grounds which are maintained with environmental sensitivity.
Singleton Environment Centre has a tenant called Kumon, the English and Maths tutoring service.
John Alexander is the Centre Manager and can be contacted through the means given below in the footer.
* You are welcome to park in the centre car park if visiting Ashford Community Woodland Local Nature Reserve, but please note the closing times and ensure you have returned to your vehicle in plenty of time. The car park is locked outside of opening hours.
Singleton Environment Centre is just 3 miles from Ashford town centre, international train station and the M20 motorway.
The home page includes a road map which links to Google maps.
Alternatively, download these directions: SEC How to find us (PDF)
Singleton Spaces is a member of Ashford and Tenterden Tourism Association (ATTA) and we suggest looking at
The Ashford Tourist Information Service