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Newhaven Town Council

Useful information

Area of town 1,772 acres or 712 hectares

Population approximately 12,250

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

Your Way Newhaven, Marshall Lane, Newhaven.

Tel: 01273 512753 for appointment.

Open: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30am to 4.00pm and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm. Please phone to make an appointment.

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

FAB - FAMILY ADVICE BUREAU

A free, independent website full of information about resources for you and your family.  For: babies, toddlers, children, teenagers, young people, parents and guardians.

http://www.familyadvicebureau.org.uk

FERRY SERVICE TO DIEPPE

Transmanche Ferries, East Quay Terminal, Newhaven Harbour.

Tel: 0800 917 1201 for bookings and information.

http://www.transmancheferries.com

HILLCREST COMMUNITY CENTRE

Hill Crest Road, Newhaven, BN9 9EG

Tel: 01273 512376

Open 9am-8.30pm most days and 9am-1am most Saturdays. 

Activities include arts, crafts, WI market, tea dances, line dancing, wood carving, ballroom dancing, martial arts, tai chi, country market and boxing. Rooms for hire. Crèche
Café open 9am-4pm.

HOSPITALS

Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE

Tel: 01273 696955

http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/royal-sussex-county-hospital

24 hr Emergency Casualty Service.

Brighton General Hospital

Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3EW

Tel: 01273 696955 (Brighton Healthcare Trust), http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/brighton-general-hospital/

or 01273 696011 (South Downs Healthcare Trust http://www.southdowns.nhs.uk - psychiatry and community, e.g. health visitors, district nurses, etc.)

Eastbourne General Hospital
King's Drive, Eastbourne, BN21 2UD

Tel: 01323 417400

http://www.esh.nhs.uk/eastbournedgh/

Lewes Victoria Hospital

Nevill Road, Lewes, BN7 1PE

Tel: 01273 474153

http://www.eastsussexdownswealdpct.nhs.uk/your-services/community-hospitals/lewes-victoria-hospital   Minor Injury unit.

Sussex Eye Hospital
Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE

Tel: 01273 606126

http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/sussex-eye-hospital   24 hr Emergency Casualty Service for accidents involving eyes - but please ring first.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE SITE, NEWHAVEN

New Road, Newhaven, BN9 0EH, or please telephone East Sussex County Council, who control the site, on 0345 60 80 194, http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/environment/rubbishandrecycling/recyclingsites/escc-newhavenhwrs.htm
Summer opening hours (April to end September) Monday to Sunday 9am to 6pm 
Winter opening hours (October to end March) 8am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm                  

NEWHAVEN JOB CENTRE (also Unemployment Benefit Office)

55 High Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PA, Tel: 01273 368300, Fax: 01273 368310, http://www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk   Open 8.45am to 4.15pm Mondays to Thursdays, 10am to 4pm Fridays only.

LIBRARY

16 High Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PD, Tel: 01273 514468, http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/libraries/find/newhaven  Open Monday 1.30pm-5pm, Tuesday 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5pm, Wednesday 9.30am-1pm, Thursday 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5pm, Friday 1.30-5pm and Saturday 9.30am-4pm.

LOCAL PAPERS

Evening Argus
Argus House, Crowhurst Road, Hollingbury, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8AR, Tel: 01273 544544, Fax: 01273 566114, http://www.theargus.co.uk   Published daily Mondays to Saturdays

Friday-Ad
Published weekly on Fridays – free – available in local shops. Tel:  01273 837700, http://www.friday-ad.co.uk

Lewes & South Coast Leader and Property News
Argus House, Crowhurst Road, Hollingbury, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8AR, Tel: 01273 544752/3/4, Fax: 01273 566114, http://www.theargus.co.uk  Published weekly on Thursdays – free – delivered to local homes

Sussex Express
25/26 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2LX, Editorial Tel: 01273 480601, Fax: 01273 486997, Classified Tel: 01273 480274, Fax: 01273 476524, http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk  Published weekly on Fridays.

NEWHAVEN  REHABILITATION CENTRE

In grounds of Newhaven Downs House, Church Hill, Newhaven, Main office

For all enquiries - Tel: 01273  511800.

Mental Health team 01273 517939 . 

Podiatry 01273 513441  

Out-patients services for local residents.

NEWHAVEN HEALTH CENTRE

Chapel Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PW.
There are two separate practices:
Quayside (headed by Dr Figgins) Tel: 01273 615000; and
Chapel Street (headed by Dr Bradbury) Tel: 01273 517000, http://www.chapelstreet.gpsurgery.net
Opening hours 8.30am to 12 noon and 1.30pm to 6pm Monday to Friday.
Ante Natal Clinic.  Health Visitors 9am to 10am Monday to Friday.  Treatment Room 4.30pm to 6pm Mondays to Fridays.
See also Newhaven Rehabilitation Centre.

N.B. - There is no emergency casualty service available - see 'Hospitals'.

NEWHAVEN PORT & PROPERTIES

Owners of Newhaven Port and areas of surrounding land, including the West Beach.  Port Manager: Philippe Echelard, Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd, Port Administration Offices, East Quay, Newhaven Harbour, Newhaven, BN9 0BN, Tel: 01273 612900, or 612872.

POLICE

Police Station, South Road, Newhaven, BN9 9QJ, Tel: 0845 6070 999 or 999 (Emergency only), http://www.sussex.police.uk

POST OFFICE

Newhaven Post Office, 46a-46b High Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PD, Tel: 01273 612061, http://www.postoffice.co.uk

SEAHAVEN POOL

Chapel Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PN, http://www.waveleisure.co.uk/index.php/leisure-centres/seahaven-swim-and-fitness-centre

SOCIAL SERVICES

SOCIAL CARE INFORMATION LINE – Tel: 0845 6010664

http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/socialcare

For enquiries regarding: the elderly, people with physical disabilities, sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health problems, substance misuse problems, Blue Car Badges, those living with HIV/AIDS, child protection and children and families

TAXI CABS

A2B Cars, 6 Hazel Close, Newhaven, Tel: 01273 512151

Newhaven Cabs, 1a Meeching Road, Newhaven, BN9 9DX, Tel: 01273 611116/611611 or Freephone 0800 0688677, http://www.newhavencabs.co.uk

Phil’s Taxis, 49 Denton Road, Newhaven, Tel: 01273 514141

Tony’s Taxis, Tel:  01273 611722

WATER

South East Water (Water supply)
PO Box 2208, Bristol BS99 7HJ, Tel: 0845 6021724, http://www.southeastwater.co.uk
Reporting leaks only, Tel:  0800 0283399

Southern Water (Wastewater)
Lewes Road, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9PY, Tel: 0845 272 0845, http://www.southernwater.co.uk

LOCAL COUNCILS

EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL
County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1SF, http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk
Responsible for Education, Highways, Social Services, Street Lighting and Transport

LEWES DISTRICT COUNCIL
Lewes District Council, Lewes House, 32 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2LX, Tel: 01273 471600 http://www.lewes.gov.uk
Responsible for council tax, environmental health, bus passes, housing, dog wardens, refuse collection, parks and gardens, some play areas, tourism.

NEWHAVEN TOWN COUNCIL

18 Fort Road, Newhaven, BN9 9QE, Tel: 01273 516100, Fax: 01273 611175
E-mail: admin@newhaventowncouncil.gov.uk
Responsible for allotments, amenity Areas, hiring of social centres, Lewes Road Cemetery, some play areas, some recreation grounds and war memorials

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