Contact Us

Please send any enquiries to porthealth@ashford.gov.uk.

Alternatively, you can call 01233 648340 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Address

Ashford Port Health, Sevington Inland Border Facility, Ashford, Kent TN25 6GE

Map showing the Sevington Inland Border Facility site

Accessing the site

This site is located to the south east of Ashford at junction 10a of the M20, approximately 50 miles south east of London. To access the site, you must follow local traffic management procedures and diversions, which will direct you to and from the site using the strategic road network and public highways. You can use the A2070 dual carriageway, which is adjacent to junction 10a of the M20.

The site has a single access point with separate entrance and exit lanes. This will be a signalised junction on the A2070.

There is a one-way system through the site. This location has two sections: one is a lorry waiting area for traffic management and the other is the inland border facility. You’ll be directed to a vacant heavy good vehicle (HGV) space by traffic management marshals.

Leaving the site

Once checks are complete, you’ll be given a card to put in your window which permits you to exit the site. To leave the site, you must follow local traffic management procedures and any diversions, which will direct you to and from the site using the strategic road network and public highways. You’ll need to stop at the vehicle exit check point before leaving the parking area.

You can leave the site at the junction with A2070. The exit process is supervised by a senior traffic management marshal.

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