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

Harbour Board Meeting

Published: Thursday 10 August

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

Whitstable Harbour Pilotage Review

Published: Monday 24 July

The requirement for Pilotage into Whitstable Harbour is to be reviewed.

Events

Defending Our Shores

01 July - 01 December

Threats to Whitstable from wars, floods and smugglers Whitstable is situated on the coast of the Thames Estuary, which brings great advantages of... at Whitstable Museum and Gallery

Beverley Fisher

16 August - 22 August

After a long break from exhibiting, Beverley is back with an exhibition of black and white drawings, packed with character of some of the nation's... at Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre