RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Workington Lifeboat Station

1.57am 18 September 2021
12.10am 6 September 2021
9.03am 3 September 2021
12.08am 11 August 2021
12.08am 11 August 2021
6.39pm 6 August 2021
12.49pm 30 July 2021
1.31pm 23 July 2021
1.31pm 23 July 2021
11.52pm 20 July 2021
5.56pm 17 July 2021
8.26pm 29 June 2021
3.49pm 29 June 2021
3.02pm 28 June 2021
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

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Workington Lifeboat Station
North Jetty
Prince of Wales Dock
Workington
Cumbria
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

Escorting the small boat into harbour
Article Rescue
A Mayday call and beach rescue for St Bees RNLI
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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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