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Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

Ventnor Fire Station in South Street is one of 10 on the Island operated by the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service from its St Johns Road, Newport Headquarters as a specialist department of the Isle of Wight Council. All 999 calls about fires are passed to the Fire Control Centre at Newport Fire Station in South Street. Contact with Ventnor Fire Station is through the Fire Control Centre by phoning 01983 525121 or by email. More details of the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are available by clicking this link.


Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police

The Hampshire Constabulary area of responsibility is divided into three Local Policing Areas; Western, Northern and Eastern. The Isle of Wight forms part of the Eastern Area. The Island is sub-divided into East and West Wight. As part of the East Wight, the South Wight Safer Neighbourhoods Team, which is based at Salisbury Gardens, covers the Ventnor Town Council area, as well as Chale, Godshill, Niton, Whitwell and Wroxall. The Police offices are Salisbury Gardens are not open to the public under normal circumstances. To contact the Police in an emergency always call 999. Non-emergency calls should be made to 101.

Full contact information is available on the Hampshire Police website. The South Wight Safer Neighbourhoods Team is led by Sergeant Richard Stapleton and includes PCs Neil Payne, Sue Gill, Caroline Woodgate and PCSOs Chris Urry and Peter Downing.


Ventnor Coastguard

In emergency for the Coastguard in Ventnor call 999 and ask for the Coastguard. For more information about the Coastguard visit their website.

Address:  Old Station Rd, Ventnor PO38 1DX

Phone: 023 9255 2100

NHS, A&E and Ambulances

Isle of Wight NHS Trust & Ambulance Service

Both the NHS Trust and A&E department for the Isle of Wight are found at St Mary’s Hospital. More information can be found on their website.

Address: St. Mary’s Hospital, Parkhurst Rd, Newport PO30 5TG

In emergency for the Ambulance in Ventnor call 999 and ask for an Ambulance.

27 January 2022
Last Updated
27 April 2022