Monday, 2 June 2008

Cinema Church Pub

Wetherspoon’s have a planning application in to turn the Kings Fellowship Church in King Street Ramsgate into a pub, I have only just noticed this one, although it was submitted in April.

I remember it as the King’s Cinema when I was a youth of yesteryear, it was then (late 60s) a bit of a fleapit, I am not really sure what type of church the Kings Fellowship is or was.

Click here for the TDC planning website the application number is F/TH/08/0405


  1. Oh yes I remember the Kings, also there was a pub on the left hand corner called the Red Lion I think. Has that gone then?
    I used to live in Ramsgate moved to the north side though 25 years ago.

  2. I called application to committee and a large number of residents in Abbott Hill and Camden Road wrote to object.
    Officers have refused the application.
    Dont know yet if there will be an appeal.

  3. In the height of the church's success in the 90's it was filled to almost standing room only but one thing and another saw it decline. Lot's of people moved on to other things in other places.

  4. Anonymous the Red Lion is still there it opened in about 1650 as the Red Lyon and was rebuilt at some time in 1800s.

    Thanks for the info David any idea what will become of it?

    Thanks for the info Matt any idea what denomination it was?

  5. Wasn't there a Charity Commission Inquiry into Kings Church Ramsgate ?


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