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

3.15am 8 July 2019
9.49pm 30 June 2019
9.45pm 30 June 2019
8.49pm 30 June 2019
4.45pm 29 June 2019
7.46pm 24 June 2019
4.25pm 23 June 2019
4.05pm 23 June 2019
10.36am 22 June 2019
9.00am 14 June 2019
8.55am 14 June 2019
5.44pm 9 June 2019
4.39pm 6 June 2019
6.59pm 2 June 2019
11.19am 1 June 2019
4.45pm 15 May 2019
4.20pm 5 May 2019
1.46am 4 May 2019
5.10pm 13 April 2019
12.16am 7 April 2019

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 17°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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News and media from Margate Lifeboat Station

RNLI assists Kent Police after person enters the water in Margate harbour
Margate RNLI inshore lifeboat 'Tigger Three' (RNLI Margate)
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RNLI assists Kent Police after person enters the water in Margate harbour
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Margate RNLI alerted to missing children
Margate RNLI inshore lifeboat 'Tigger Three' (RNLI Margate)
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Margate RNLI alerted to missing children
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Sinking fishing vessel sparks major rescue operation off Margate
Margate RNLI all-weather lifeboat 'Leonard Kent' at sea (RNLI Margate)
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Sinking fishing vessel sparks major rescue operation off Margate
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Margate RNLI alerted to fishing vessel with machinery problems
Margate RNLI all-weather lifeboat 'Leonard Kent' outside the lifeboat station (RNLI Margate)
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Margate RNLI alerted to fishing vessel with machinery problems
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