Office access and opening times

Contact details and opening times for coastguard and marine offices managed by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

HM Coastguard and search and rescue offices

HM Coastguard and search and rescue headquarters

Administrative enquires for Search and Rescue matters only:
HM Coastguard Operations
Bay 2/06
Spring Place
105 Commercial Road

Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 1EG

The email address above must not be used to pass operational SAR information.
These contact details are for office hours only. Please scroll down for contact information for the Coastguard Operation Centres.

Volunteer Coastguard rescue service

Deputy Director of Maritime Operations

UK search and rescue committee: Mrs Rebecca Binstead

Search and rescue operations specialist: Mr Roly Mckie

Aberdeen Coastguard operations centre

HM Coastguard
4th Floor
Marine House
Blaikies Quay
Aberdeen

AB11 5PB

Belfast Coastguard operations centre

HM Coastguard
Bregenz House
Quay Street
Bangor
Co Down

BT20 5ED

Dover maritime rescue co-ordination centre

HM Coastguard
Langdon Battery
Swingate
Dover
Kent

CT15 5NA

Falmouth Coastguard operation centre

HM Coastguard
Pendennis Point
Castle Drive
Falmouth

TR11 4WZ

Dodman Point

Holyhead Coastguard operations centre

HM Coastguard
Prince of wales Road
Holyhead
Anglesey
North Wales

LL65 1ET

Humber Coastguard operations centre

HM Coastguard
Limekiln Lane
Bridlington
East Yorkshire

YO15 2LX

National maritime operations centre

National Maritime Operation Centre
Unit 12, Kites Croft Business Park
Fareham
PO14 4LW

London Coastguard office

Thames Barrier Navigation Centre
Unit 28
34 Bowater Road
Woolwich
London

SE18 5TF

Milford Haven Coastguard operation centre

HM Coastguard
Gorsewood Drive
Hakin

Milford Haven
Pembrokeshire
SA73 3HB

Shetland Coastguard operation centre

HM Coastguard
The Knab
Knab Road
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0AX

Stornoway Coastguard operation centre

HM Coastguard
Clan Macquarrie House
Battery Point
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Western Isles

HS1 2RT

Marine and fishing survey offices

Aberdeen marine and fishing survey office

Marine House
Blaikies Quay
Aberdeen

AB11 5EZ

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Belfast marine and fishing survey office

Bregenz House
Quay Street
Bangor

BT20 5ED

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Cardiff marine office

Anchor Court
Keen Road
Cardiff

CF24 5JW

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Colchester marine office

Iceni Way
Colchester
Essex
CO2 9BY

Public Counter Services:
Monday to Thursday: 09:00 – 16:00
Friday: 09:00 – 15:30
Telephone Queries:
Monday to Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00
Friday: 09:00 – 16:30

Dover marine and fishing survey office

Eastern Region
Langdon Battery
Swingate
Dover
Kent

CT15 5NA

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Falmouth marine office

Pendennis Point
Castle Drive
Falmouth
Cornwall

TR11 4WZ

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Glasgow marine and fishing survey office

1st Floor
West Point
West Point Business Park
1 Marchfield Drive
Paisley

PA3 2RB

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Hull marine and fishing office

Crosskill House
Mill Lane
Beverley
North Humberside

HU17 9JB

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Liverpool marine and fishing survey office

Hall Road West
Crosby
Liverpool
Merseyside

L23 8SY

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Milford Haven marine office

Gorsewood Drive
Hakin
Milford Haven
Pembrokeshire

SA73 3HB

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Norwich marine office

Norwich Marine Office
Rosebery Court
Central Ave
Thorpe St Andrew Business Park
Norwich

NR7 0HS

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Orpington marine office

Temple Gate House
115-123 High Street
Orpington

BR6 0LG.

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Plymouth marine and fishing survey office

Unit 35, 235 Union Street
Stonehouse

Plymouth
Devon
PL1 3HQ

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Southampton marine office

Spring Place
105 Commercial Road
Southampton

SO15 1EG

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Tyne marine office

MCA North East Exam Centre
C/o South Tyneside College
St Georges Avenue
South Shields

NE34 6ET

Counter services:
Monday to Thursday – 09:00 – 16:00
Friday – 09:00 – 15:30

Telephone query time:
Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Training and certification

Seafarer training and certification