RNLI Wells Lifeboat Station

Wells Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Wells have been saving lives at sea since 1830 but the first RNLI lifeboat station was built in 1869. The current boathouse is located on a sand and shingle spit just over a mile north of the town.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Wells Lifeboat Station

7.37pm 10 September 2018
10.49am 26 August 2018
12.47am 22 July 2018
3.06pm 15 July 2018
6.22pm 1 July 2018
6.30pm 30 June 2018
10.22pm 29 June 2018
10.04pm 29 June 2018
6.23pm 27 June 2018
3.41pm 26 June 2018
3.33pm 26 June 2018
6.02am 17 June 2018
4.03pm 9 June 2018
8.40pm 7 May 2018
8.05am 20 April 2018
4.41pm 29 March 2018
9.52pm 22 February 2018
3.27pm 14 January 2018
6.45pm 3 January 2018
7.26pm 27 September 2017

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 12°C
Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Wells Lifeboat Station
Beach Road
Wells-next-the-Sea
Norfolk
NR23 1DR 

Station phone number

01328 710230

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm
Occasional weekends during crew training exercises

Dates and times of training exercises can be found on the station’s website

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News and media from Wells Lifeboat Station

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Wells inshore lifeboat launches to walker cut off on the marshes in the mist
Teenagers in inflatable
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Wells inshore lifeboat launches to walker cut off on the marshes in the mist
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Wells RNLI Lifeboat answers Mayday call and renders assistance to Yacht 'Spirit'
Teenagers in inflatable
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Wells RNLI Lifeboat answers Mayday call and renders assistance to Yacht 'Spirit'
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Wells RNLI lifeboat volunteers go to the aid of tug and two barges
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Wells RNLI lifeboat volunteers go to the aid of tug and two barges
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