Margate is a coastline town in the area of Thanet in Kent, England. It lies 15 miles 24.1 km north-east of Canterbury, on the drift along the North Foreland and contains the zones of Cliftonville, Garlinge, Palm Bay and Westbrook. Margate was recorded as "Meregate" in 1264 and as "Margate" in 1299, yet the spelling kept on changing into current occasions. The name is thought to allude to a pool entryway or hole in a bluff where pools of water are discovered, regularly enabling swimmers to bounce in. The bluffs of the Isle of Thanet are made out of chalk, a fossil-bearing rock.
The town's history is attached intently to the ocean and it has a pleased sea custom. Margate was an "appendage" of Dover in the antiquated confederation of the Cinque ports. It was added to the confederation in the 15th century. Margate has been a main ocean side resort for no less than 250 years. Like its neighbor Ramsgate, it has been a conventional occasion goal for Londoners attracted to its sandy shorelines. Margate had a Victorian wharf which was generally demolished by a tempest in 1978. Like Brighton and Southend, Margate was notorious for pack brutality among mods and rockers in the 1960s, and mods and skinheads in the 1980s.