It’s the longest listed building in Britain and it has been derelict for more than 20 years. But bold new plans have been revealed that could turn Ashford’s former railway works into Britain’s answer to Hollywood – a production base for big broadcasters like Netflix.
The project could provide a huge boost to the town and wider community, creating jobs for more than 3,000 workers. The development will also include residential apartments and a hotel. Tony Green reports.