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Housing Department

Thanet District Council - Housing Options

Services offered

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing provided for people considered in priority need of housing. Temporary accommodation may be available while enquiries are made about eligibility. Also offer general housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people.

Area served

Thanet District Council - Broadstairs, Birchington & Villages, Margate, Westgate, Ramsgate.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, rough sleeping or general customers wanting housing advice.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Drop-in to Thanet Gateway Plus, Cecil Street, email phone or write.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 8.45am - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 8.45am - 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 8.45am - 5.30pm
  • Thursday: 8.45am - 5.30pm
  • Friday: 8.45am - 5pm
  • Weekends: On call out of hours phone service


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Bus - Cecil Square, Train - Margate station