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 KCC WINDMILLS DISPOSAL CONSULTATION 

 KCC received over 2000 responses! 

 - Thank you for your support - 

 

The Drapers Windmill Trust invites you to
explore Margate's only working Smock Mill

Why not visit us during NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND?

See below...

Notices

The country celebrates its many and varied windmill and water mill sites during the NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND in May and, as part of that, Drapers Windmill will have an open weekend and you're very welcome to attend our marvellous mill on Saturday and Sunday afternoon.  We look forward to seeing you.  See below for more information.

Nationally, you can find out more about this special weekend here: https://www.spab.org.uk/mills/NMW

 

 

Opening Times

Summer opening
This runs on Sunday afternoons from the start of June, until late September.  For more information please click here. Additional public events will be advertised here on our website.
Group visits
If you wish to bring a group to visit us outside of these times, please telephone 07985 147563 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information
Out of season
The windmill is currently only open by appointment or when volunteers are on site. We reopen fully to the public on Sunday 2nd June, 2024.
Contact
If you wish to visit the windmill, please contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via telephone on 07985 147563. Bookings can sometimes be made at short notice as there are often volunteers on site who would be happy to show you around.
 

NEWS

(Jan 2024) The Kent County Council (KCC) public consultation on disposing of the eight windmills that they own (including Drapers Windmill) has now closed.  We will post updates as they happen.

(Feb 2024) KCC have received over 2,000 responses to their consultation.  If you are one of the responders thank you very much.  These are now being reviewed and the analysis will be going to the cabinet committee for discussion shortly.

Link to the KCC consultation poster

Link to see the Cranbrook Windmill's response

(Courtesy of KM Online)

 

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