New Brighton Lifeboat Station

Established in 1863 and located in the bustling seaside resort of New Brighton, the station operates a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat. The crews have been presented with a remarkable 48 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from New Brighton Lifeboat Station

5.08am 15 November 2020
2.56pm 14 November 2020
9.33am 9 November 2020
4.42am 8 November 2020
4.31am 8 November 2020
10.24pm 6 November 2020
9.48pm 4 November 2020
4.17pm 3 November 2020
5.13pm 26 October 2020
2.05pm 25 October 2020
10.29am 23 October 2020
12.15pm 17 October 2020
4.33pm 11 October 2020
2.35pm 10 October 2020
7.54am 8 October 2020
2.32am 6 October 2020
1.51pm 5 October 2020
1.45pm 5 October 2020
6.23am 29 September 2020
5.52pm 27 September 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 11°C Max: 12°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

New Brighton Lifeboat Station
Kings Parade
New Brighton
CH45 2ND

Station phone number

0151 6398000

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Terry Thomas

Visitor contact phone number

07831 480099

Shop hours


Shop phone number

0151 639 8000

News and media from New Brighton Lifeboat Station

Article Events
Leigh fundraiser celebrates birthday with ultra-marathon for New Brighton RNLI
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Article Lifeboats
RNLI New Brighton rescues two swimmers clinging onto marker post
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Article Rescue
Charity urges public to be vigilant of high spring tides this weekend
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?