Green Book Information   Essential Contacts in the Broads area
 
 
















 

SOME ESSENTIAL CONTACTS IN THE BROADS AREA

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, WHATEVER ITS NATURE, CONTACT COASTGUARDS ON 999
Be prepared to give postcode, grid reference or other location detail

Breydon and Haven Bridges – Great Yarmouth – booking openings - Tel: 01493 335522

Broads Authority Head Office – Tel: 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk

Broads Control and Carrow Bridge – Norwich – Tel: 01603 756056 or VHF Channel 12 – Normal hours 09.00–18.00 summer –17.00 in winter
Use this number for reporting hazards such as boats speeding, accidents, obstructions, debris in the water, oil spills, or to seek navigation help and advice. The Broads Authority has a standby callout provision via the Coastguard for emergencies and oil pollution incidents.

Dental Emergency – Tel: 01603 776834 between 08.30 and 12.00 (Sat), 16.30 (Fri), 17.00 (Mon & Thurs), 19.30 (alt Tues & Wed) or 08546 003246 at other times (out of hours answerphone)

Environment Agency – Tel: 03708 506506 (weekdays, 08.00-18.00)

Great Yarmouth Harbour Master – for general information – Tel: 01493 335501Port operations – Tel: 01493 335511 or VHF Ch 12 (‘Yarmouth Radio’)

Lowestoft Harbour Control – Tel: 01502 572286 or VHF Ch 14
Port details – www.abpmarine.co.uk/Marine/Short_Sea_Ports/Lowestoft

Mutford Lock, Oulton Broad – Tel: 01502 531778 or 574946 or VHF Ch 73

Medical assistance – Tel: 111
If medical assistance is needed fast but it’s not an emergency, or for health information and advice, telephone 111. Alternatively, the Rouen House Health Centre, Rouen Road, Norwich NR1 1RB has a walk-in centre for anyone, any day 07.00-21.00: Tel: 01603 611786

Moorings, facilities and information available at Yacht Stations
Beccles Yacht Station – Tel: 01502 712225, VHF Ch 73
Great Yarmouth BA Yacht Station (summer) – Tel: 01493 842794 or 07766 398238
e-mail: yarmouthyachtstation@broads-authority.gov.uk
Oulton Broad Yacht Station – Tel: 01502 574946, VHF Ch 73
Norwich BA Yacht Station (summer) – Tel: 01603 612980
e-mail: norwichyachtstation@broads-authority.gov.uk
Reedham Quay – BA (summer) – Tel: 01493 701867 e-mail: reedhamquay@broads-authority.gov.uk

Police – Tel: 101 (from all locations, for any UK police force, for non-emergencies; for local assistance, ask for Broadsbeat)

Royal Yachting Association, RYA House, Ensign Way, Hamble, Southampton SO31 4YA –
Tel: 023 8060 4100

RSPB – Tel: 01603 661662

RSPCA – Tel: 0300 1234 999

Tow Boat Services
Bridgecraft, Acle – Tel: 01493 750378 (also Salvage)
Ludham Bridge Boatyard Ltd – Tel: 01692 631011 or 07733 327474 or 07787 420595
Maffett Cruisers, Loddon – Tel: 01508 520344 (also Diving Services and Salvage)
Martham Boats– Tel: 01493 740249
Moonfleet Marine, Stalham – Tel: 01692 580288 or 01692 583180

Weather Forecast – Met Office Weather Desk always manned
Tel: 0370 900 0100 or 01392 885680