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The Banjo Works,
Unit 18 Faversham Industrial Estate,
Graveney Road,
Faversham,
Kent
ME13 8UJ

Tel 01795 590374

To help us give you a better service, please phone ahead to make an appointment before travelling to visit the Banjo Works. Appointments are available Mondays to Fridays inclusive - for details click here.

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General Information

The Banjo Works is situated at the left-hand end of a row of 3 Industrial Units just past the old Nova Garden Furniture Factory at the junction of Love Lane and Graveney Road, Faversham. It’s a small estate with mixed use - the Lady Dane Vet Centre, the Faversham Feed and Country Store and the row of Industrial Units backing onto fields.

This location is a little closer to Faversham Town Centre than our previous premises - about 3/4 mile from the Post Office and 1 mile from the Railway Station. Faversham is on the London Victoria to Dover/Ramsgate line about 65 minutes from London by the “fast” service (twice an hour as at September 2011). There is also a high-speed service from St. Pancras that’s a bit quicker and rather more expensive.

The walk from Faversham Station is quite pleasant and takes about 20 minutes - there is an excellent map on the Faversham Town website (www.faversham.org) which will take you from the station to the point (at the extreme right-hand side of the map) where Whitstable Road crosses the railway line. Once you’ve crossed the rather quaint pedestrian bridge over the railway, you cross the road to do the left turn into Graveney Road - the Banjo Works is about 400 yards from that point.

Graveney Road runs more or less parallel to the A2 (about 1/2 mile on the north side) and goes east from the town towards the A299 Thanet Way. Apart from the old Nova site and the small Industrial Estate at the “town“ end, it’s mostly fields with a few farm buildings. We have missed some of the amenities of our old premises (particularly the Farm Shop!) but the Town Centre is much more accessible so it’s not all bad...

Parking at the Banjo Works is a bit limited - which is another minor reason that we have to operate an appointments system. It had always been our policy to advise customers to phone ahead before travelling (and most people already did that anyway) and we now do our best to leave one or two parking spaces available immediately in front of the unit. On days when substantial incoming deliveries are expected, this isn’t possible and we tend not to make appointments for those times.

Road Directions

Road Directions

From London and the M25 via the A2/M2

Go to Junction 7 of the M2 - take the first exit from the roundabout which is signposted “A2 Faversham”. After travelling about 1 mile west along the A2 towards Faversham, take the first turning on the right - Love Lane, signposted “Faversham - East” with a yellow “lorry” sign. After travelling about half a mile north up Love Lane to the mini-roundabout, take the turning to the right - Graveney Road, signposted “Graveney” with a yellow “lorry” sign. The old Nova Garden Furniture factory site starts at this junction. Go east past the old Nova site (about 400 yards) and turn left into the first access road. This turning has signs for the Faversham Feeds shop and the Lady Dane Vet Centre. The Banjo Works is at the left hand end of the block of industrial units immediately to your right - our parking is in front of our unit and along the left-hand fence.

From the Medway Towns via the A2

Follow the A2 through Rainham, Newington, Sittingbourne and Teynham. Ignore the signpost for “Faversham” just before the A251 junction and carry on east towards Canterbury. About a mile past that signpost, there is a Shell garage on the left-hand side. About 100 yards past the garage, turn left into Love Lane, signposted “Faversham - East” with a yellow “lorry” sign. After travelling about half a mile north up Love Lane to the mini-roundabout, take the turning to the right - Graveney Road, signposted “Graveney” with a yellow “lorry” sign. The old Nova Garden Furniture factory site starts at this junction. Go east past the old Nova site (about 400 yards) and turn left into the first access road. This turning has signs for the Faversham Feed shop and the Lady Dane Vet Centre. The Banjo Works is at the left hand end of the block of industrial units immediately to your right - our parking is in front of our unit and along the left-hand fence.

From Ashford and Junction 10 of the M20 via the A251

Go to the end of the A251 which is the T-junction with the A2 at Faversham. Turn right which is signposted “Canterbury”. Travelling east for about a mile you will see a Shell garage on the left-hand side. About 100 yards past the garage, turn left into Love Lane, signposted “Faversham - East” with a yellow “lorry” sign. After travelling about half a mile north up Love Lane to the mini-roundabout, take the turning to the right - Graveney Road, signposted “Graveney” with a yellow “lorry” sign. The old Nova Garden Furniture factory site starts at this junction. Go east past the old Nova site (about 400 yards) and turn left into the first access road. This turning has signs for the Faversham Feed shop and the Lady Dane Vet Centre. The Banjo Works is at the left hand end of the block of industrial units immediately to your right - our parking is in front of our unit and along the left-hand fence.

This route works if you accidentally leave the M2 at Junction 6 (which is signposted “Faversham/Ashford”) instead of at Junction 7.

From Thanet via the A299 (Thanet Way)

Follow the A299 to the Brenley Corner roundabout and turn right at the roundabout (signposted “A2 Faversham”). After travelling about 1 mile west along the A2 towards Faversham, take the first turning on the right - Love Lane, signposted “Faversham - East” with a yellow “lorry” sign. After travelling about half a mile north up Love Lane to the mini-roundabout, take the turning to the right - Graveney Road, signposted “Graveney” with a yellow “lorry” sign. The old Nova Garden Furniture factory site starts at this junction. Go east past the old Nova site (about 400 yards) and turn left into the first access road. This turning has signs for the Faversham Feed shop and the Lady Dane Vet Centre. The Banjo Works is at the left hand end of the block of industrial units immediately to your right - our parking is in front of our unit and along the left-hand fence.

From Dover and the Ferry Port via the A2

Follow the A2 to the Brenley Corner roundabout and go straight on at the roundabout (signposted “A2 Faversham”). After travelling about 1 mile west along the A2 towards Faversham, take the first turning on the right - Love Lane, signposted “Faversham - East” with a yellow “lorry” sign. After travelling about half a mile north up Love Lane to the mini-roundabout, take the turning to the right - Graveney Road, signposted “Graveney” with a yellow “lorry” sign. The old Nova Garden Furniture factory site starts at this junction. Go east past the old Nova site (about 400 yards) and turn left into the first access road. This turning has signs for the Faversham Feed shop and the Lady Dane Vet Centre. The Banjo Works is at the left hand end of the block of industrial units immediately to your right - our parking is in front of our unit and along the left-hand fence.

From the Channel Tunnel

There are 2 possible routes. First of all, from the Channel Tunnel exit, take the M20 towards Dover. You can then either follow the signposts for Canterbury via the A260 (which will connect with the A2 at Barham) or follow the A20 into Dover where you will pick up the A2 at the Ferry Port. Once you are on the A2 heading towards London (either at Barham or at Dover), follow the directions given above as from Dover. In terms of distance, the route via the A260 is shorter but it isn’t necessarily quicker as you will be travelling on a relatively minor road - which isn‘t as fast as the A20/A2 dual carriageway. It is a prettier ride, though... The route via Dover is more straightforward and easy to follow, if a bit dull...

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