This project is being promoted by us - the civic society for the town of Ramsgate. Founded in 1964, with over 700 members, it is affiliated to Civic Voice the national body for Civic Societies in England and is a registered charity.
The Clock House is the most important historic building in the Ramsgate Royal Harbour. It is Listed Grade 2* by Historic England and houses the Ramsgate Maritime Museum Collection. Both the building and collection have been neglected for over 30 years, but properly restored and managed could provide a major boost to the economic regeneration of Ramsgate.
The Clock House is owned by Thanet District Council and is currently leased to The Steam Museum Trust until 31st Jan 2037. Under this proposal the existing lease would be assigned to a new trust, The Ramsgate Clock House Heritage Trust, which has been set up by the Ramsgate Society to enable the project to be implemented.