RNLI Port Talbot Lifeboat Station

Port Talbot Lifeboat Station

Established in 1966 and covering an area of Swansea Bay, Port Talbot is one of the more recent lifeboat stations in Wales. The station currently houses a D class inshore lifeboat.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Port Talbot Lifeboat Station

12.59am 12 April 2021
12.45am 12 April 2021
10.07pm 7 March 2021
1.05pm 9 January 2021
3.17pm 29 November 2020
10.56pm 2 November 2020
12.02am 26 September 2020
4.30pm 19 September 2020
2.27am 15 August 2020
3.05pm 13 August 2020
9.25pm 9 August 2020
9.12pm 8 August 2020
11.09am 12 July 2020
7.26pm 25 June 2020
11.17pm 24 June 2020
8.21pm 23 June 2020
4.22pm 23 June 2020
12.46am 14 June 2020
12.46am 14 June 2020
12.41am 14 June 2020

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 11°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

Port Talbot 
Princess Margaret Way
Port Talbot
Neath & Port Talbot
SA12 6QW

Station phone number

01639 884290


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

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

Shop hours


Shop phone number

01639 896687

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News and media from Port Talbot Lifeboat Station

Robbie Harris, Port Talbot RNLI volunteer
Article Lifeboats
Port Talbot volunteer retires after 44 years of saving lives at sea
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Article People
Port Talbot RNLI volunteers receive awards
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Port Talbot RNLI volunteer receives long service award
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Mrs Jean Jones at the Port Talbot lifeboat station.
Article Fundraising
Port Talbot lose a super RNLI fundraiser
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