Area of town 1,772 acres or 712 hectares
Population approximately 12,250
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU
Lewes District Citizens Advice offices are open for drop-in visits as follows:
- 15-19 Chapel Street, Newhaven – open Tues/Wed/Thurs from 10am -3.30pm. Specialist debt/benefit appointments by referral only.
- 37 Church Street, Seaford BN25 1HG – open Mon/Weds 9.30am-3.00pm.
- Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes BN7 1AB – open Mon/Tues/Fri 9.30am-3.00pm
- Peacehaven Library, Meridian Centre, Peacehaven BN10 8BB – open Tues 10.00am-12.45pm, 1.15pm-3.45pm
Telephone Adviceline 03444 111 444
FERRY SERVICE TO DIEPPE
DFDS Seaways, Newhaven Ferry Port, Railway Approach, Newhaven BN9 0DF
0800 917 1201 for bookings and information (Open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, closed Saturdays and Sundays)
HILLCREST COMMUNITY CENTRE
Bay Vue Road, Newhaven, BN9 9LH
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. See also Halls for Hire
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE
(24 hr Emergency Casualty Service).
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove, Brighton BN2 3EW
Eastbourne General Hospital
King’s Drive, Eastbourne BN21 2UD
0300 131 4500
Lewes Victoria Hospital
Nevill Road, Lewes BN7 1PE
Minor Injury unit.
Sussex Eye Hospital
Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BF
24 hr Emergency Casualty Service for accidents involving eyes – but please ring first.
HOUSEHOLD WASTE SITE, NEWHAVEN
New Road, Newhaven BN9 0EH, or telephone East Sussex County Council, who control the site, on 0345 60 80 194
Summer opening hours (April to end September) Monday to Sunday 8am to 5pm
Winter opening hours (October to end March) Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm
NEWHAVEN JOB CENTRE (also Unemployment Benefit Office)
55 High Street, Newhaven BN9 9PA.
General Enquiries – 0800 1690 310
Open 9.00am to 5.00pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10am to 5pm Wednesdays only.
36-38 High Street, Newhaven BN9 9PD
Renewals 0345 60 80 195 Enquiries 0345 60 80 196
Open Monday 10.00am-1.00pm, Tuesday 10.00am-4.30pm Wednesday Closed, Thursday 10.00am-4.30pm, Friday 1.00pm-4.30pm and Saturday 10.00am-4.30pm.
Dolphin House, 2-5 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF
01273 021400 http://www.theargus.co.uk Published daily Mondays to Saturdays
Published weekly on Fridays – free – available in local shops.
Kensington Suite, 1st floor 34-36 St Leonard’s Road, Eastbourne BN21 3UT
Published weekly on Fridays.
NEWHAVEN REHABILITATION CENTRE
Church Hill, Newhaven BN9 9HH
Mental Health team 01273 616440
Podiatry 0300 131 4536
Diabetes 0300 303 8066
NEWHAVEN HEALTH CENTRE
Chapel Street, Newhaven BN9 9PW.
There are two separate practices:
Quayside (headed by Dr Paul Moore, Practice Manager Karen Ford)
01273 615000 Opening hours 8.30am – 6pm Monday to Friday.
Chapel Street (Practice Manager Belinda Kristiansen)
01273 517000 Opening hours 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday
See also Newhaven Rehabilitation Centre above.
N.B. – There is no emergency casualty service available – see ‘Hospitals’ above.
NEWHAVEN PORT & PROPERTIES
Owners of Newhaven Port and areas of surrounding land, including the West Beach.
Port Administration Offices, East Quay, Newhaven Harbour, Newhaven BN9 0BN
Police Station, Saxon House, Meeching Road, Newhaven BN9 9QX
101 or 01273 470101 or 999 (Emergency only)
Newhaven Post Office, 1-2 Newhaven Square, Newhaven BN9 9QS
Opening hours Monday to Friday 9.30am – 3.30pm; Saturday 9.00am – 12.30pm
Chapel Street, Newhaven BN9 9PN
ADULT SOCIAL CARE
For enquiries regarding the elderly, people with physical disabilities, sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health problems, substance misuse problems, Blue Car Badges and those living with HIV/AIDS.
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
For enquiries regarding child protection, schools and admissions, child care, special educational needs and disability, teenagers and young people.
1a Meeching Road, Newhaven BN9 9DX
01273 611116 or 01273 510051
Coastline Cabs/Haven Taxis
22 High Street, Newhaven BN9 9PD
01273 512222 or 01273 970900
South East Water
Rocfort Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5AH
0333 000 0001
24 hour emergency line to report leaks/burst main only: 0333 000 0365
Southern House, Yeoman Road, Worthing BN13 3NX
0330 303 0277
24 hour emergency line to report wastewater emergencies: 0330 303 0368
EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL
County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1UE
0345 608 0190
Responsible for education, highways, Social Services, street lighting, bus passes and transport.
LEWES DISTRICT COUNCIL
Lewes District Council, Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes BN7 1AB
Responsible for council tax, environmental health, housing, dog wardens, refuse collection, parks and gardens, some play areas, tourism.
NEWHAVEN TOWN COUNCIL
18 Fort Road, Newhaven BN9 9QE
Responsible for allotments, amenity areas, hiring of social centres, Lewes Road Cemetery, some play areas, some recreation grounds and war memorials.