Exterior view of RNLI Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

Celebrating over 200 years as a lifeboat station, Hartlepool now operates two lifeboats – an all-weather Trent class, and a B class Atlantic 85. The crews have been presented with 23 awards for gallantry, including one Gold Medal.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

11.40am 21 October 2020
5.21pm 25 September 2020
7.48am 22 September 2020
7.07pm 16 September 2020
10.50pm 11 September 2020
5.21pm 10 September 2020
2.28pm 6 September 2020
4.29pm 30 August 2020
7.58am 27 August 2020
4.14pm 20 August 2020
11.57am 20 August 2020
7.42pm 19 August 2020
5.11pm 19 August 2020
4.12pm 10 August 2020
4.12pm 10 August 2020
6.11pm 3 August 2020
2.25pm 3 August 2020
12.42pm 26 July 2020
3.48am 24 July 2020
8.37pm 19 July 2020

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 13°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Hartlepool Lifeboat Station
The Boathouse
Ferry Road
Middleton
Hartlepool
TS24 0RY

Station phone number

01429 266103

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

9am–4pm weekdays

Don't miss: crew training Thursday evening and Sunday morning

Visitor contact

Chris Hornsey

Visitor contact phone number

01429 266103

News and media from Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

Long service award for Hartlepool RNLI volunteer
Article People
Long service award for Hartlepool RNLI volunteer
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30 years long service award for Hartlepool RNLI chairman.
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30 years long service award for Hartlepool RNLI chairman.
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Hartlepool RNLI assist at fish quay incident.
Article Rescue
Hartlepool RNLI assist at fish quay incident.
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Pleasure boat towed to safety by Hartlepool RNLI
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Pleasure boat towed to safety by Hartlepool RNLI
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