Issue details

Approve use of 19 Hawley Square to support the Margate Town Deal Theatre Royal Project

As part of the Margate Town Deal the Theatre Royal Margate has an allocation of £2,000,000 to deliver much needed works to the Theatre. This funding will help unlock other public and private match funding in order to develop a hub of performing arts in Margate.


This is an exciting time for Margate’s creative industries and the Theatre provides a significant opportunity to build on the performing arts for Margate and the wider area.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or Making one-off Savings anticipated to be £250,000 or more*;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Margate Central Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/06/2022

Decision due: 22 Sep 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Reece Pugh, Shadow Leader of the Council and Shadow Cabinet Member for Strategy and Transformation

Lead director: Bob Porter

Contact: Louise Askew, Head of Regeneration and Growth Email:

What the decision will mean: Delivery of the Margate Town Deal Theatre Royal Project.


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report