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Richborough Transportation Depot

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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[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Sep 02, 1919