RNLI Workington Lifeboat Station

Workington Lifeboat Station

Workington Lifeboat Station is the only station to have an all-weather lifeboat launched by a davit system over the dock wall. The station also has a new D class lifeboat, which is a re-engineered and updated version of the original D class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Workington Lifeboat Station

8.22pm 17 June 2021
10.26am 5 June 2021
5.10pm 18 May 2021
5.10pm 18 May 2021
5.02am 10 May 2021
4.56am 10 May 2021
10.43am 8 May 2021
10.43am 8 May 2021
10.38am 7 May 2021
10.29am 7 May 2021
1.58pm 27 April 2021
9.54am 26 April 2021
11.30am 5 April 2021
11.03am 1 March 2021
11.05am 21 February 2021
11.04pm 17 November 2020
10.01am 6 October 2020
9.49am 26 September 2020
7.22am 25 September 2020
10.27am 14 September 2020

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 14°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

Workington Lifeboat Station
North Jetty
Prince of Wales Dock
CA14 2JH

Station phone number

01900 604124

Visiting times

9am-4pm by appointment only

Visitor contact

Please contact the station 

Visitor contact phone number

01900 604124

News and media from Workington Lifeboat Station

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Article Beach safety
Charity urges public to be vigilant of high spring tides this weekend
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St Bees lifeboat approaching the casualty vessel
Article Rescue
St Bees and Workington RNLI in joint rescue.
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St Bees, Workington and Silloth RNLI lifeboats setting up for the team events at Whitehaven Marina
Article Lifeboats
Joint exercise for lifeboat crews
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Silloth RNLI lifeboat approaching the scallop dredger stuck on the sandbank
Article Rescue
Silloth and Workington lifeboats assist scallop dredger stuck on sandbank
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?