Department for Transport
 
 

CONTACTS

HM Coastguard

For general HM Coastguard/Search and Rescue enquiries

Tel: 023 8032 9486
E-mail: SAR.Response@mcga.gov.uk

MCA HQ
Spring Place
105 Commercial Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 1EG

For enquiries about the Volunteer Coastguard Rescue Service

E-mail: CRSenquiries@mcga.gov.uk

 

Search And Rescue Headquarters

MCA HQ
Search and Rescue
Spring Place
105 Commercial Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 1EG

Acting Chief Coastguard
Mr Richard Martin
E-mail: SAR.response@mcga.gov.uk

UK Search and Rescue Committee
Mrs Rebecca Binstead
Tel: 023 8032 9486
E-mail: Rebecca.Binstead@mcga.gov.uk

SAR Operations Specialist
Mr Roly Mckie
Tel: 023 8032 9332
E-mail: Roly.Mckie@mcga.gov.uk

 

Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centres

Aberdeen    
HM Coastguard
4th Floor
Marine House
Blaikies Quay
Aberdeen
AB11 5PB

Tel: 01224 592334
Fax: 01224 212862

RCC Manager: Fiona Hastie
Tel : 01224 597929

Operational Area:
South of Brora (NC 894 027) to
Scotland/England Border (NT980 576)
Belfast    
HM Coastguard
Bregenz House
Quay Street
Bangor
Co Down
BT20 5ED

Tel: 02891 463933
Fax: 02891 465886

RCC Manager: Mr Steven Carson
Tel: 02891 475302

Operational Area:
Northern Ireland/Irish Republic Border, Lough
Foyle to Northern/Irish Republic Border Carlingford
Lough

Mull of Galloway to Ardfern, including the
Islands (North to and including Jura and Colonsay)

Brixham    
HM Coastguard
Kings Quay
Brixham
Devon
TQ5 9TW

Tel: 01803 882704
Fax: 01803 882780

RCC Manager: Mr Peter Davies
Tel: 01803 884001

Operational Area:
Motorway bridge at Topsham to Dodman Point
Dover    
HM Coastguard
Langdon Battery
Swingate
Dover
Kent
CT15 5NA

Tel: 01304 210008
Fax: 01304 202137

RCC Manager: Mr Spike Hughes
Tel: 01304 218501

Operational Area:
Reculver Towers to BeachyHead, Belle Tout
Falmouth    
HM Coastguard
Pendennis Point
Castle Drive
Falmouth
TR11 4WZ

Tel: 01326 317575
Fax: 01326 318342

RCC Manager: Mr James Instance
Tel: 01326 310802

Operational Area:
Marsland Mouth - Devon/Cornwall Border to Dodman
Dodman Point
Holyhead    
HM Coastguard
Prince of wales Road
Holyhead
Anglesey
North Wales
LL26 1ET

Tel: 01407 762051/763911
Fax: 01407 764373

RCC Manager: Mr Raymond Carson
Tel: 01407 767951

Operational Area:
From Friog to Queensferry on the River Dee
North Wales
Humber    
HM Coastguard
Limekiln Lane
Bridlington
East Yorkshire
YO15 2LX

Tel: 01262 672317
Fax: 01262 606915

RCC Manager: Mr Tony Tuton
Tel: 01262 607321

Operational Area:
Scottish/English Border to
Southwold
Liverpool    
HM Coastguard
Hall Road West
Crosby
Liverpool
L23 8SY

Tel: 01519 313341
Fax: 01519 313347

RCC Manager: Mr Colin Brown
Tel: 01519 316625

Operational Area:
From Queensferry North Wales to the Mull of
Galloway, Scotland, plus the English Lake District
London Coastguard    
Thames Barrier Navigation Centre
Unit 28
34 Bowater Road
Woolwich
London
SE18 5TF

Tel: 02083 127380
Fax: 02083 127679

RCC Manager: Mr David White
Tel: 02083 127381

Operational Area:
River Thames from Shell Haven Point (North Bank) and Egypt Bay
(South Bank) to Teddington
Milford Haven    
HM Coastguard
Gorsewood Drive
Hakin
Milford Haven
Pemrokeshire
SA73 3HB

Tel: 01646 690909
Fax: 01646 692176

RCC Manager: Mr Carl Evans
Tel: 01646 699601

Operational Area:
River Towy, Camarthen to near Friog
Portland    
HM Coastguard
Custom House Quay
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 8BE

Tel: 01305 760439
Fax: 01305 760452

RCC Manager: Mr Mark Rodaway
Tel: 01305 763601

Operational Area:
Chewton Bunny (Dorset/Hampshire
Border) to Motorway Bridge at
Topsham
Shetland    
HM Coastguard
The Knab
Knab Road
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0AX

Tel: 01595 692976
Fax: 01595 694810

RCC Manager: Mr Neville Davis
Tel: 01595 743501

Operational Area:
Shetland Islands, Fair Isle and Orkney Islands
and mainland Scotland from Cape Wrath to
South of Brora (NC 894 027)
Solent    
HM Coastguard
44A Marine Parade West
Lee On solent
Hants
PO13 9NR

Tel: 02392 552100
Fax: 02392 551763

RCC Manager: Mr Lee Fisher
Tel: 02392 559001

Operational Area:
Chewton Bunny (Dorset/Hampshire
Border) to Beachy Belle Tout
including the Isle of Wight
Stornoway    
HM Coastguard
Clan Macquarrie House
Battery Point
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Western Isles
HS1 2RT

Tel: 01851 702013/4
Fax: 01851 704387

RCC Manager: Mr James Ralston
Tel: 01851 708452

Operational Area:
Cape Wrath to Ardfern (Mainland) including South to and including Isle of Mull, Luing and Scarba
Barra Head to Butt of Lewis and St Kilda
Swansea    
HM Coastguard
Tutt Head
Mumbles
Swansea
SA3 4EX

Tel: 01792 366534
Fax: 01792 369005

RCC Manager: Mr Steve Jones
Tel: 01792 365313

Operational Area:
Marsland Mouth, North Devon/
Cornwall Border to River
Towy, Camarthen
Thames    
HM Coastguard
East Terrace
Walton on Naze
Essex
CO14 8PY

Tel: 01255 675518
Fax: 01255 675249

RCC Manager: Archie Turnbull
Tel: 01255 682102

Operational Area:
River Blyth at Southwold to Reculver Towers,
Herne Bay