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

10.39am 7 July 2019
10.15am 6 July 2019
7.11pm 3 July 2019
8.10am 24 June 2019
5.24pm 14 June 2019
1.35pm 30 May 2019
4.31pm 18 April 2019
4.26pm 18 April 2019
9.15am 16 April 2019
5.31pm 21 February 2019
2.15pm 17 February 2019
12.02pm 13 January 2019
9.06am 12 January 2019
3.19pm 6 November 2018
2.27pm 5 November 2018
12.13am 17 October 2018
6.32pm 26 September 2018
7.37pm 10 September 2018
10.49am 26 August 2018
12.47am 22 July 2018

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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

Wells lifeboat crew rescue a large powerboat with mechanical problems out at sea
Article Rescue
Wells lifeboat crew rescue a large powerboat with mechanical problems out at sea
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Lifeboat rescues four people following engine failure
Article Rescue
Lifeboat rescues four people following engine failure
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RNLI honours volunteer crewman who has served fifty years of saving lives at sea
Article People
RNLI honours volunteer crewman who has served fifty years of saving lives at sea
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RNLI Wells Lifeboat Station celebrates 150th anniversary
Article Events
RNLI Wells Lifeboat Station celebrates 150th anniversary
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