Plans for the regeneration of Margate have continued with proposals for a multimillion pound hotel on the town's seafront. Local businesses and some tourists say there's not enough hotel accommodation for the resort - and that today's scheme will help address the problem.
The County Council, which backs the plans, sees today's development as supporting the tourist numbers for the Turner Contemporary Gallery which opened two years ago.
John Ryall has been speaking to architect Guy Hallaway, hotelier Jane Bishop and Paul Carter from Kent County Council.
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