Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,717 pages of information and 232,164 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Richborough Transportation Depot and Train Ferry Terminus
1909 The Pioneer Company was formed to develop Sandwich Haven
WWI Development of the Haven stopped. Eventually the undertaking was taken over by the Government.
Post-WWI The port was acquired from the Government
1919 Attracted criticism for poor design and wasteful construction