The N.E. Kent MPA Management Group

The NEKMPA Management Group consist of the 'relevant authorities' that have some form of marine regulatory function in the sites.

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International House
Floor 9
Dover Place
Kent TN23 1HU

Tel: +44 (0) 300 060 4797


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Orchard House
Endeavour Park
London Road
West Malling,
Kent ME19 5SH

Tel: +44 (0) 1732 875587


Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authorities  KEIFCA Logo Colour

Paragon House
Albert Street
CT11 9HD

Tel/ Fax (01843) 585310


Sandwich Port and Haven Commissioners  Sandwichporthavencommissioners Cinqueports Towncouncil

Cattle Market
Kent CT13 9AH

Tel: +44 (0) 1304 617197


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Southern House
Yeoman Road
BN13 3NX

Tel: +44 (0) 1903 264444


Thanet District Council

(harbour / port authority & local authority / land manager)

Council Offices,
PO Box 9
Cecil Street
Kent CT9 1XZ

Tel: +44 (0) 1843 577000

Also: Port of Ramsgate & Visit Thanet websites


Canterbury City Council


Foreshore Services / Planning Department
Military Road
Kent CT1 1YW

Tel: +44 (0) 1227 862000
Foreshore Services: 01227 266719


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White Cliffs Business Park
Kent CT16 3PG

Tel: +44 (0) 1304 821199


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Strategic Planning Directorate

Invicta House
County Hall
Kent ME14 1XX

Tel: +44 (0) 1622 671411


The Marine Management Organisation is responsible for marine management but does not attend the 'NEKMPA' Management Group meetings. The Kent Wildlife Trust's marine team are a co-opted member of the group. The Kent Wildlife Trust are also the lead organisation on the 'Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve' Steering Group.

Thanet Coast (NEKMPA)

c/o Thanet District Council,

PO Box 9, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent CT9 1XZ
United Kingdom



Tony Child

Thanet Coast (NE Kent Marine Protected Area) Officer

Telephone: +44 (0) 1843 577672

(based in Manston Road Depot)