Thanet Gateway Plus

Welcome to Thanet's Gateway Plus, where you can gain access to a wide range of public and voluntary services under one roof, in the heart of Margate.

Thanet's Gateway Plus Services:

Within the Gateway we provide: Thanet District Council services and Kent County Council Libraries & Archives services. We also work with over 25 partner agencies to deliver a full programme of Gateway Services.

Thanet District Council Services

Kent County Council Libraries & Archives Services

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Gateway Network of Services

The Gateway also has a wider network of partners that offer services with us on an adhoc basis.

The Gateway is a partnership project funded by Thanet District Council and Kent County Council and is working in partnership with over 50 organisations.

If you are a public sector, voluntary or other organisation wishing to discuss visiting Gateway to learn more about the model please contact

Thanet Gateway Plus opening times

  • Monday 9am  - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am  - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am  - 6 pm
  • Thursday 9am  - 8pm
  • Friday 9am  - 6pm
  • Saturday*  9am  - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed

Meet and Greet desk is open until 5pm to offer general advice, payments and taking documents over the counter for scanning the following Monday.*Council service desks will be open from 9am to 1pm

Library hours remain unchanged.

Contact us

Thanet District Council Customer Services


Phone: 01843 577000

Thanet's Gateway Plus Cecil Street, Margate, Kent CT9 1RE


For Information relating to the Gateway and the services we provide you can now call our 24hr contact centre on 08458 247 202 

Gateway Services

08458 247 202

(24hr Telephone Line)