Hoylake Lifeboat Station

Hoylake Lifeboat Station

Established in 1803, Hoylake is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the UK, although its boathouse and Shannon class lifeboat are state-of-the-art. It covers Liverpool Bay and the approaches to the River Mersey and River Dee.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hoylake Lifeboat Station

10.00pm 28 February 2021
8.22am 28 February 2021
4.26pm 25 February 2021
5.46pm 24 February 2021
12.15pm 18 February 2021
4.48pm 17 February 2021
12.50pm 1 February 2021
8.46am 29 January 2021
8.46am 29 January 2021
4.45pm 28 January 2021
2.34pm 23 January 2021
11.12am 10 January 2021
3.43pm 9 January 2021
2.02pm 9 December 2020
10.51am 5 December 2020
7.04am 5 December 2020
1.25pm 22 November 2020
12.21pm 21 November 2020
11.32am 19 November 2020
5.28am 15 November 2020

Today's weather

6°C Cloudy
Min: 1°C Max: 6°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

Hoylake Lifeboat Station
North Parade
CH47 3AL

Station phone number

0151 632 2103


Disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-3pm

Sunday 10am-3pm

Visitor contact

Brian Jordan

Visitor contact phone number

07786 737 671

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News and media from Hoylake Lifeboat Station

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Red flare sighting sparks late night search by Hoylake RNLI and Coastguard
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Hoylake RNLI hovercraft launches to people cut off by tide in Leasowe Bay
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Walkers rescued from mud by Hoylake RNLI and emergency services on Wirral coast
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Five RNLI lifeboats launch to continue search for missing fishing vessel
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Six RNLI lifeboats launch to continue search for missing fishing vessel
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?