The Port and Haven of
A Trust Port Managed by the Sandwich Port and Haven Commissioners under Acts of Parliament
During the month of November we have seen a rise in migrants entering the UK in small vessels via
the Kent coast.
We are asking for support from the general public to remain vigilant and to keep reporting suspicious occurrences around the Kent Coastline,
in line with our current campaign
“Don’t ignore it, share it”.
Please report Emergency calls via 999
For all non-
Alternatively you can use the Country Eye app
The Country Eye app is very simple to use:
Step 1: Take a photo of the suspicious behaviour.
Step 2: Tell us where you are using your phone’s built-
Step 3: Describe what you can see, providing as much
details as possible.
The public can be reassured that Kent Police along with their Partner Agencies are working hard to discourage migrants from using this method of entry due to the severe risk and danger to life.
This site is the Intellectual Property of the Sandwich Port and Haven Commissioners
Unless otherwise shown all pictures on this website were taken by the Webmaster Robert Holden. If you have something you would like to contribute relevant to the River Stour we would be pleased to hear from you.
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A dip into the Minute Book of the Commissioners meetings of long ago.
Copperplate handwriting at its very best!
Notices to Mariners 07 and 08 Missing Fairway Buoy and recovery of ‘in river’ wreck. See here
This buoy is off station undergoing a bit of a winter over haul. Other buoys -
Important Police Information -
to the website of the Sandwich Port and Haven.
The Sandwich Port and Haven is a Trust Port managed by the Sandwich Port and Haven Commissioners for the safe benefit of all Users / Stakeholders.
Although the Port and Haven in its recognisable form has been around for over 200 years, the
activities of the Haven go back as far as Roman times.
More under the HISTORY tab.
Seal pictures with
thanks to Russ Miles.
Site updated 11th December 2018
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