Thanington is a civil parish and Community in Canterbury Kent United Kingdom. It extends to the south-west of A2 to the Milton Bridge. The off ramp slip road is at present under construction on the East bound A2. At present the slips lead only to Dover – and should ease the traffic congestion in Wincheap between the Westgate and the A2.
The North Ward of Thanington Without follows the River Stour and London Railway Line, it has private housing north of Ashford Road and a large estate of mixed housing South of Ashford Road. The South ward of Thanington Without is a ribbon development along New House Lane, New House Close and Iffin Lane.