town in the unitary authority of Medway in South East England

Strood is a town in Medway, North Kent.


High Street, Strood
Strood is located in Kent
Location within Kent
OS grid referenceTQ725695
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtME2
Dialling code01634
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
UK Parliament
List of places
51°23′35″N 0°28′41″E / 51.3930°N 0.4780°E / 51.3930; 0.4780

It has a high street which has the following stores: Sports Direct [1] Asda,[2] Wilko,[3] Iceland[4] and Tesco[5]

It also has a retail park which has the following stores: Next,[6] Argos[6] Poundworld[7] Matalan [6] KFC,[6]

In 2016, the B&Q store at Strood Retail Park was demolished,[8] and new shops were built which include M&S Foodhall,[9][10] B&M Bargains,[10] Starbucks,[11] and a Gym.[9] It also has a leisure centre, Strood Leisure Centre. Strood includes several named areas, notably Earl Estate and Marlowe Park.

References change

  1. "Store details - Strood". Sports Direct. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  2. "Asda Strood". ASDA. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  3. "Wilko Strood". Wilko. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  4. "Iceland Strood". Iceland. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  5. "Strood Superstore". Tesco. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Strood Retail Park" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 December 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  7. Horn, Jenni (2 February 2015). "Strood to get huge Poundland store in old Paul Simon premises". Kent Online. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  8. Horn, Jenni (9 January 2016). "B&Q store at Strood Retail Park shuts ahead of plans for new shops, cafe and The Gym Group 24-hour gym". Kent Online. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Jordan, Nicola (21 February 2017). "New M&S Foodhall for Medway". Kent Online. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Jordan, Nicola (23 June 2017). "M&S Foodhall and B&M opening at Strood Retail Park and Peacocks opening at Dockside Outlet Centre". Kent Online. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  11. Cox, Lynn (14 July 2017). "Starbucks, the American coffee giant, will soon be opened at Strood Retail Park". Kent Online. Retrieved 6 August 2017.