Droit House

Brief description

The building is currently used by the Visitor Information Centre. The extension can be hired and has been used as part of a unit base.

The building was originally constructed as a Customs Building in 1828, which was later destroyed in the Second World War. It was rebuilt using the original plans in 1947.  In 2001, a circular extension was added to the rear of the building.

The paved area including the disabled car parking is owned by Kent County Council – to request to use this area you will need to contact Kent Film Office.



Pay & Display parking on the Harbour Arm is privately run.

The nearest car parking which is council owned parking – Market Street, approximately a five minutes walk.


The Droit House has a ‘private’ toilet facility.


There are a number of cafés and restaurants nearby including Turner Contemporary, Bebeached restaurant on the Harbour Arm and a variety of cafés and restaurants in the Old Town.

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