Littlehampton Lifeboat Station

Littlehampton Lifeboat Station

The modern Littlehampton Lifeboat Station was established in 1967, and is located on the east side of the River Arun. It was home for 49 years to succesive lifeboats named Blue Peter 1, funded by viewers of the children's BBC television programme. These days, the station is equipped with an Atlantic 85 lifeboat and D-Class inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Littlehampton Lifeboat Station

3.27am 20 September 2020
11.03pm 19 September 2020
10.52pm 19 September 2020
6.20pm 19 September 2020
3.00pm 19 September 2020
4.50pm 18 September 2020
3.13pm 15 September 2020
8.48am 1 September 2020
3.28pm 26 August 2020
8.54pm 12 August 2020
11.43am 8 August 2020
10.57am 8 August 2020
10.46am 8 August 2020
3.25pm 7 August 2020
12.20pm 7 August 2020
12.14pm 7 August 2020
8.34pm 6 August 2020
5.35pm 1 August 2020
3.31am 1 August 2020
5.02pm 23 July 2020

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 16°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

Littlehampton Lifeboat Station
Fisherman's Quay
Littlehampton
West Sussex
BN17 5BL

Station phone number

01903 715351

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

The station is open most days, 10am-4pm. This may be curtailed during periods of bad weather.

January-March 11am-2pm weekdays, 10am-3pm weekends. 

Shop hours

10am-4pm

Shop phone number

01903 724296

News and media from Littlehampton Lifeboat Station

Book your plaice for the RNLI's virtual Fish Supper Quiz
Holly Jackson-Walters, volunteer crew member at Chiswick RNLI.
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Littlehampton RNLI assists jetski and yacht on busy Saturday
The volunteer crew of Littlehampton RNLI return to the lifeboat station after their first shout of the day
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Littlehampton RNLI assists jetski and yacht on busy Saturday
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Littlehampton RNLI welcome cyclists raising money for the lifeboats
Two cyclists who are on a fundraising trip stand in front of a lifeboat in Littlehampton
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Littlehampton RNLI welcome cyclists raising money for the lifeboats
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Three shouts in four hours for Littlehampton RNLI
Littlehampton RNLI's Renee Sherman and fire service check a vessel at Town Quay
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Three shouts in four hours for Littlehampton RNLI
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