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

3.25pm 31 May 2020
3.20pm 31 May 2020
1.40pm 30 May 2020
7.10pm 25 May 2020
4.10pm 25 May 2020
4.52am 1 March 2020
5.50am 15 February 2020
1.45pm 9 February 2020
1.42pm 9 February 2020
2.36am 27 January 2020
2.30am 27 January 2020
4.12pm 12 December 2019
4.04pm 12 December 2019
4.04pm 12 December 2019
4.04pm 12 December 2019
1.49pm 29 November 2019
11.38am 31 October 2019
6.05pm 23 October 2019
6.17pm 6 October 2019
4.21pm 21 September 2019

Today's weather

15°C Overcast
Min: 13°C Max: 15°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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