Wealden District Council

In An Emergency - Important Information

For Police, Fire, Ambulance & Coast Guard dial 999 (emergencies only)

You can also dial 112 anywhere in the European Community to contact emergency services.

Sussex Police - Non-emergency

  • Sussex Police (external link) 
  • Telephone: 0845 6070999
  • Fax: 01273 404274
  • People with hearing or speech difficulties can use a text minicom on 01273 483435

Fire Service - Safety advice

Fire Service - for Operational (Firefighting) activities

  • East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (external link)
  • Hove, Lewes, Barcombe, Newhaven and Seaford areas: 0845 130 8855
  • Brighton and Roedean areas: 0845 130 8855
  • Wealden Borough - Forest Row, Uckfield, Crowborough, Mayfield, Wadhurst, Heathfield, Pevensey, Herstmonceux and Hailsham - 01323 462112
  • Hastings (Bohemia Road and The Ridge), Battle, Broad Oak, Rye, Bexhill, Pevensey and Herstmonceux areas: 0845 130 8855

Coast Guard

  • Coast Guard - enquiries & weather reports
  • Telephone: 01304 210008 (24 hours service)

Hospitals

  • NHS East Sussex Hospitals (external link) 
  • Eastbourne DGH 01323 417400
  • Hastings Conquest & Bexhill hospital 01424 755255
  • Crowborough birthing centre 01892 654080/603111
  • Uckfield Community hospital 01825 769999
  • Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath 01444 441881

Severe Weather

Electricity

In the event of a power cut, telephone UK Power Networks on 0800 31 63 105 or 0333 32 32 105 (mobile) or visit UK Power Networks website (external link)

Gas

  • If you smell gas Telephone: 0800 111 999

Water

Animals

Malicious telephone calls

  • If you have a BT line Telephone: 150
  • Advice Line for all other lines Telephone: 0808 1000777

Emergency Planning Wealden

Planning carried out by the Council on how we would respond to a local, regional or national emergency.