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Standard Quay

Historic Standard Quay is one of Faversham's hidden jewels. Sitting alongside the Creek at the far end of Abbey Street and in easy walking distance from the town centre, Standard Quay gives the visitor a truly unique experience. Offering creek side walking, shopping, eating and a chance see Faversham's living history.  

Standard Quay is home for several classic ships and boats including barges such as Cambria and Greta as well as traditional fishing boats, classic tugs and overnight moorings of all sorts.  

One of Standard Quay's classic 'barn' buildings, that dates back to the seventeen hundreds, is the temporary home of the Cambria Thames Barge Exhibition.

Standard Quay hosts regular events and plays a key role in Faversham-wide activity such the towns Classic Transport Weekend.  On a bank holidays there is always something extra happening at the Quay.

There are many unique shops and outlets at Standard Quay including; The Furniture Barn, Pom Tree Tea Shop, Bin Ella Wine Bar, Medway Antiques, Old English Tool, Quayside Clocks, Aladdin’s Loft, Jesters Toys…..and many more.


  • Coaches welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Pets welcome
  • Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
  • Plant nursery
  • Credit cards accepted