Margate st annes Lifeboat Station

Margate Lifeboat Station

Margate’s lifeboat station is located on the promenade next to Turner Contemporary art gallery. It is home to a Mersey class all-weather lifeboat and a D Class inshore lifeboat. As Margate is a popular seaside resort, they’re particularly busy during the Summer months.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Margate Lifeboat Station

9.46am 13 July 2018
2.24pm 12 July 2018
1.44pm 1 July 2018
1.26pm 1 July 2018
1.25pm 1 July 2018
6.04pm 30 June 2018
10.06am 30 June 2018
7.33pm 29 June 2018
8.27am 20 June 2018
1.07pm 2 June 2018
7.50pm 28 May 2018
11.28am 22 May 2018
4.44pm 8 May 2018
4.42pm 8 May 2018
12.43pm 3 April 2018
4.31pm 2 March 2018
12.34pm 3 February 2018
5.41pm 20 January 2018
4.11pm 8 January 2018
5.15pm 24 November 2017

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 11°C
Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Margate Lifeboat Station
The Rendezvous
Margate
Kent
CT9 1HG

Station phone number

01843 221613

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

The station is open to the public during the Summer months and we welcome group visits by appointment. We suggest contacting by phone for opening times and to book visits.

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