First it was the Tracey Emin effect that helped to transform Margate into a hip seaside destination, and now the fashion designer Wayne Hemingway has brought his vision of the future to the town.
He is working with the Dreamland Trust to transform the once world famous, but now derelict, theme park. Today, as Andrea Thomas reports, he was on the seafront to outline his plans.
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