close

We use cookies on your computer or mobile device to help make this website better. You can find out what Cookies we use and how you can change your settings here. Our Data Protection Policy has been updated.

By closing this window, we’ll assume you’re okay to continue.

close
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | - Ready for reopening? - Read our guidance to help businesses to reopen safely | Last updated: June 16, 8:30 am

TAGS STARTING WITH:

        7 January, 2020

        Feasibility study for Ramsgate port and harbour

        A feasibility study looking at options for the future of Ramsgate port and harbour is due for publication early in February.

        Consultants WSP are set to submit their final report to Thanet District Council at the end of this month. Once it has been shared with elected members at the cross-party Port and Harbour Working Party, the council will put the document into the public domain.

        Council leader and Cabinet Member for the Port and Harbour, Cllr Rick Everitt said: “The study will identify a range of possible options and we will then engage with stakeholders to inform a decision about which ones to take forward for further work. I anticipate this engagement will run for about three months.

        “The public will be able to see all the options considered by WSP and their evaluation of them in the report, even if an option is not recommended by them for further work.

        “Any Masterplan for the port and harbour that emerges from subsequent work would be the subject of further public engagement before adoption by the council.

        “We all want to see a successful future for the port and harbour, and the views of residents and other stakeholders are vital to that.  Equally, all approaches need to be subject to rigorous professional evaluation, which WSP are helping to provide.

        “We are committed to moving matters forward and I’m looking forward to sharing the feasibility study with the community next month as a first step.”

        Share this story

        Latest news

        See all
        3 July, 2020

        From Saturday 4 July, many more businesses in Thanet, including bars, restaurants, amusement arcades and hair salons will be able to reopen. The aim is for them to do so safely and for their customers to feel confident that this is the case. 

        3 July, 2020

        From Monday 6 July, there will be a reopening of some play areas in Thanet. We have conducted a thorough review and initially 11 of the 33 play areas in the district will be opening up.