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

5.50pm 4 April 2020
9.39am 27 March 2020
9.56pm 23 February 2020
2.56pm 16 February 2020
2.56pm 16 February 2020
11.51am 2 February 2020
2.49am 19 January 2020
2.49am 19 January 2020
2.45pm 15 January 2020
3.11pm 25 December 2019
11.42am 22 November 2019
11.42am 22 November 2019
11.36am 22 November 2019
11.57am 21 November 2019
11.57am 21 November 2019
11.40am 21 November 2019
11.37am 21 November 2019
12.21pm 13 November 2019
1.39am 10 November 2019
1.09am 10 November 2019

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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

Littlehampton RNLI called upon to rescue dismasted yacht drifting at sea
Littlehampton lifeboat Renee Sherman tows the dismasted yacht back to harbour with an RNLI crew member at the yacht's helm
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Littlehampton RNLI called upon to rescue dismasted yacht drifting at sea
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Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat station closes to public as coronavirus precaution
Exterior view of Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat station
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Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat station closes to public as coronavirus precaution
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Littlehampton RNLI fundraisers brave Storm Dennis to raise more than £100,000
Littlehampton fundraisers demonstrate the distress signal used by sailors to catch people's attention by waving their arms in across their heads
Article Fundraising
Littlehampton RNLI fundraisers brave Storm Dennis to raise more than £100,000
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Storm Dennis call out for Littlehampton
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Storm Dennis call out for Littlehampton
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