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

Routine enquires about SAR matters only:
HM Coastguard Operations
Bay 2/06
Spring Place
105 Commercial Road
Southampton
Hampshire

SO15 1EG

Office access and opening times. Contact details and opening times for coastguard.
The email address above must not be used to pass operational SAR information.
These contact details are for office hours only.

Note: In an emergency, in the UK, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
If you are at sea, use GMDSS systems to make a distress or urgency alert.

Volunteer coastguard rescue service

Acting chief coastguard: Mr Richard Martin

UK search and rescue committee: Mrs Rebecca Binstead

Search and rescue operations specialist: Mr Roly Mckie

Aberdeen maritime rescue co-ordination centre

HM Coastguard
4th Floor
Marine House
Blaikies Quay
Aberdeen

AB11 5PB

Belfast maritime rescue co-ordination centre

HM Coastguard
Bregenz House
Quay Street
Bangor
Co Down

BT20 5ED

Brixham area

National Maritime Operation Centre

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

LL26 1ET

Humber maritime rescue co-ordination centre

HM Coastguard
Limekiln Lane
Bridlington
East Yorkshire

YO15 2LX

Liverpool area

National Maritime Operation Centre

London coastguard maritime rescue co-ordination centre

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

Portland area

National Maritime Operation Centre

Shetland area

HM Coastguard
The Knab
Knab Road
Lerwick
Shetland

ZE1 0AX

Solent area

National Maritime Operation Centre

Stornoway maritime rescue co-ordination centre

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

HS1 2RT

Swansea area

National Maritime Operation Centre

Thames maritime rescue co-ordination centre

HM Coastguard
East Terrace
Walton on Naze
Essex

CO14 8PY

Marine and fishing survey offices

Aberdeen marine and fishing survey office

Marine House
Blaikies Quay
Aberdeen

AB11 5EZ

Belfast marine and fishing survey office

Bregenz House
Quay Street
Bangor

BT20 5ED

Brixham fishing vessel survey office

Customs House
Kings Quay
Brixham

TQ5 9TN

Cardiff marine office

Anchor Court
Keen Road
Cardiff

CF24 5JW

Open 8:30am to 4.30pm (Monday to Friday)

Dover marine and fishing survey office

Eastern Region
Langdon Battery
Swingate
Dover
Kent

CT15 5NA

Falmouth marine office

Pendennis Point
Castle Drive
Falmouth
Cornwall

TR11 4WZ

Open 8:30am to 5.00pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30am to 4.30pm (Friday)

Glasgow marine and fishing survey office

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

PA3 2RB

Harwich marine office

East Terrace
Walton-on-Naze
Essex

CO14 8PY

Hull marine and fishing office

Crosskill House
Mill Lane
Beverley
North Humberside

HU17 9JB

Leith marine office

Suite 3
Waterside House
Leith
Edinburgh

EH6 6QU

Liverpool marine and fishing survey office

Hall Road West
Crosby
Liverpool
Merseyside

L23 8SY

Open 8:30am to 4.30pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30am to 4.00pm (Friday)

Milford Haven marine office

Gorsewood Drive
Hakin
Milford Haven
Pembrokeshire

SA73 3HB

Open 8:30am to 4.30pm (Monday to Friday)

Newcastle marine office

Compass House Unit 1
Tyne Dock South Shields
Tyne and Wear

NE34 9PY

Newlyn fishing vessel survey office

1 Harbour Block
Newlyn
Cornwall

TR18 5HW

Norwich marine office

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

NR7 0HS

Orpington marine office

Ground Floor
Block B
Berwick House
Knoll Rise
Orpington
Kent

BR6 0EL

Plymouth marine and fishing survey office

New Fish Market
Baylys Wharf
Plymouth

PL4 0LH

Open 8:30am to 4.30pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30am to 4.00pm (Friday)

Shetland marine office

The Knab
Knab Road
Lerwick
Shetland

ZE1 OAX

Southampton marine office

Spring Place
105 Commercial Road
Southampton

SO15 1EG

Tyne marine office

Compass House
Tyne Dock
South Shields

NE34 9PY

Training and certification

Seafarer training and certification