Useful Information

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
http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

FERRY SERVICE TO DIEPPE

0844 576 8836 for bookings and information (Open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturdays 8am – 4pm, closed Sundays)
http://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/ferry-routes/ferry-to-france

HILLCREST COMMUNITY CENTRE

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

01273 696955
http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/royal-sussex-county-hospital
 (24 hr Emergency Casualty Service).

Brighton General Hospital

01273 696011
http://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/services/locations/brighton-general-hospital.htm

Eastbourne General Hospital

01323 417400
https://www.esht.nhs.uk/hospitals-and-community/eastbourne-dgh/

Lewes Victoria Hospital

01273 474153
http://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/services/locations/lewes-victoria-hospital.htm
Minor Injury unit.

Sussex Eye Hospital

01273 696955
https://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/sussex-eye-hospital/
24 hr Emergency Casualty Service for accidents involving eyes – but please ring first.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE SITE, NEWHAVEN

https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/environment/rubbishandrecycling/recyclingsites/escc-newhavenhwrs
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)

General Enquiries – 01273 368304

https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/

Open 9.00am to 5.00pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays  10am to 5pm Wednesdays only.

LIBRARY

Renewals0345 60 80 195   Enquiries 0345 60 80 196
https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/libraries/locations/newhaven/
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.

LOCAL PAPERS

The Argus

01273 021400 http://www.theargus.co.uk   Published daily Mondays to Saturdays

Friday-Ad

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

Sussex Express

01323 414488 http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk  Published weekly on Fridays.

NEWHAVEN  REHABILITATION CENTRE

For all enquiries – 01273  511800.
Mental Health team 01273 616440
Podiatry 01273 513441
Out-patients services for local residents.

NEWHAVEN HEALTH CENTRE

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.  Thursday am and Friday pm Community Liaison Officer available. http://www.quaysidemedicalpractice.nhs.uk/index.aspx

Chapel Street (Practice Manager Belinda Kristiansen) 01273 517000, Opening hours 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday http://www.chapelstreetsurgerynewhaven.nhs.uk/

See also Newhaven Rehabilitation Centre.
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 Manager: Michael Smewing, Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd, Port Administration Offices, East Quay, Newhaven Harbour, Newhaven, BN9 0BN, 01273 612900, or 612872 https://www.newhavenport.com/

POLICE

101 or 01273 470101 or 999 (Emergency only), http://www.sussex.police.uk

POST OFFICE

Opening hours Monday to Saturday 9am – 5.30pm

http://www.postoffice.co.uk

SEAHAVEN POOL

01273 512498
https://www.waveleisure.co.uk/seahaven-swim-fitness-centre/

SOCIAL SERVICES

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.
0345 6080191
http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/socialcare

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
For enquiries regarding child protection, schools and admissions, child care, special educational needs and disability, teenagers and young people.
0345 6080192
https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/childrenandfamilies/

TAXI CABS

Newhaven Cabs

01273 611116 or 01273 510051
https://www.newhavencabs.com/index.html

Coastline Cabs/Haven Taxis

01273 512222 or 01273 970900
http://coastlinecentrecabs.co.uk/

WATER

South East Water

(Water supply)

0333 000 0001
https://www.southeastwater.co.uk/
Reporting leaks only: 0333 000 3330

Southern Water

(Wastewater)

0330 303 0277 http://www.southernwater.co.uk

LOCAL COUNCILS

EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL

0345 608 0190 https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/
Responsible for education, highways, Social Services, street lighting and transport.

LEWES DISTRICT COUNCIL

01273 471600 http://www.lewes-eastbourne.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

01273 516100
01273 611175
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.