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

3.26pm 12 July 2020
6.14pm 10 July 2020
7.41pm 5 July 2020
8.00pm 24 June 2020
1.59am 24 June 2020
1.25pm 22 June 2020
6.09pm 21 June 2020
4.50pm 18 June 2020
7.10pm 17 June 2020
6.31pm 13 June 2020
3.50pm 13 June 2020
11.32am 5 June 2020
7.16pm 2 June 2020
5.15pm 30 May 2020
3.41pm 30 May 2020
10.16am 30 May 2020
1.14pm 28 May 2020
7.35pm 27 May 2020
5.36pm 25 May 2020
6.05pm 23 May 2020

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 18°C
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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

Three rescues east of harbour keep Littlehampton RNLI busy saving lives at sea
The RNLI boat Renee Sherman in the river Arun with a small boat that was recovered on board the lifeboat
Article Sea safety
Three rescues east of harbour keep Littlehampton RNLI busy saving lives at sea
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Capsized dinghy sparks multi-agency rescue for Littlehampton RNLI
A card in a car window that says Emergency Lifeboat Crew
Article Sea safety
Capsized dinghy sparks multi-agency rescue for Littlehampton RNLI
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Littlehampton RNLI rescues grounded yacht
Ray of Hope in Littlehampton Harbour
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Littlehampton RNLI rescues grounded yacht
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Littlehampton RNLI prevent yacht grounding on Goring beach
The B-Class Renee Sherman heads out of the river Arun with four crew on board
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Littlehampton RNLI prevent yacht grounding on Goring beach
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