Dial 999 in an emergency

If there is an emergency, dial 999 for police, fire, ambulance or the coastguard.

Dial 112 to contact the emergency services if you are anywhere in the European Union. 

There is useful information and advice for dealing with emergencies on the gov.uk website

​Non urgent enquiries and advice

For less urgent matters and advice please contact

Sussex Police (24hr non emergencies) 101
Crimestoppers (24hr) 0800 555 111
British Transport Police 0845 40 50 40
NHS 111 111

 

Brighton & Hove City Council

Civil contingencies team 01273 296699
Highway or environmental emergencies (out of hours)   01273 292229
Carelink plus 0300 123 3301
Social care 01273 295555
Homelessness 01273 294400
Child Protection 01273 290400 (out of hours 01273 335905)
Switchboard 01273 290000

Hospitals

Brighton General Hospital 01273 696011 No A&E
Royal Sussex County Hospital 01273 696955  
Mill View Hospital (Hove) 01273 621984 No A&E
Royal Alexandra Hospital for sick children 01273 696955 No A&E

The My Life website has a list of out of hours pharmacies.

Utilities

National Gas Emergency Service 0800 111 999
Southern Water Leakline 0800 820 999
UK Power Networks Emergency Line 0800 31 63 105

Further information

Environment Agency
MET Office

Related links

Main emergency information, contacts and advice page