Margate, in Kent is a town on England’s southeast coast. Known for its sandy beach, it is a town which thrives and survives on Tourism. Margate today is now also known for the Turner Contemporary Gallery which opened in 2011, Dreamland Amusement Park and other treasures such as The Shell Grotto.
However, like the majority of seaside towns, during the later part of the 20th century, as holidays aboard became more affordable and more accessible to families, popular seaside hotspots began to decline in tourism. With a decline in economy town such as Margate start to become run down and get a negative reputation.