Whitstable Harbour Board

The board provides strategic direction for the harbour, including land and property in accordance with Canterbury City Council policies.

The board has 10 members, seven local councillors and three independent members. It meets approximately every six weeks, and  meetings are open to the public, except when confidential items of business are being discussed.

Board members

Cllr Brian Baker
Cllr Michael Dixey
Cllr Robert Jones
Cllr Bernadette Fisher
Cllr Colin Spooner
Cllr Ian Thomas
Cllr Pat Todd (Chair)
Sue Budden
Paul Moore
Peter Steen
Cllr Ashley Clark (reserve)
Cllr Alan Baldock (reserve)

See full committee details – including future meeting dates, agendas and minutes.

Audits

The harbour has to comply with many statutory and good practice requirements. It is assessed regularly, and specific audits are undertaken for:

  • Port Marine safety code
  • Navigation aids
  • Health and safety
  • TRANSEC (regulation of transport security)
  • Financial procedures

Strategies, plans, reports and policies

Gallery

News

Balmoral cancels visit to Whitstable Harbour

Published: Friday 09 June

A combination of the recent bad weather and the non-availability of her base in Gravesend has meant the much-loved Balmoral will not be visiting Whitstable Harbour this week and next.

Harbour Board Meeting

Published: Wednesday 12 April

If you would like to come along, the details are here.

Events

Canterbury Society of Art Summer Exhibition

21 June - 04 July

Canterbury Society of Art A large and varied selection of works by local artists Something to interest everyone Come to our "Meet the artist" session on... at Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

Watercolour Exhibition

21 June - 27 June

Bob Male An exhibition of watercolour paintings, prints and notelets of local landscapes and seascapes Also paintings of animalsl and general subjects,... at Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre