Useful Numbers

EMERGENCY  INFORMATION!

Local Police: Fore Street, Kingsbridge.  (Limited opening hours)
For non emergencies, central switchboard – Tel:  101

Medical Numbers

Casualty department, Kingsbridge (South Hams Hospital)

  • For minor injuries only.
  • Open 7 days a week, including bank holidays, between 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.
  • It is recommended that you ring first to check that it is the appropriate place to be treated.  

Casualty department at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

  • For urgent conditions and more serious injuries.
  • Open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Textphone (for deaf and hard of hearing people) tel: 0845 155 8281
Address: Derriford Rd., Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8DH

Torbay Hospital

  • A main general hospital with an accident and emergency department
Address: Newton Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7AA

Doctors

Dentist

Chemists

  • A rota showing weekend opening times is printed weekly in the ‘Gazette’.
  • Kingsbridge – Boots,  Prince of Wales Road, Kingsbridge (opp. bus station), Tel: 01548 852354
  • Kingsbridge – The Well Pharmacy, Quay House, Ilbert Road, Kingsbridge (adj. bus station), Tel: 01548 857158
  • Kingsbridge – Day Lewis, Norton Brook Medical Centre , Tel: 01548 853129
  • Modbury Pharmacy, 5 Broad Street, Tel: 01548 830215

Samaritans (24 hours)

Victim support

Tel: 0845 3030 900  (lines open 12.00 – 6.00pm Mon – Fri)
Out of hours Supportline: 0808 1689 111

Other Useful numbers

BT Broadband faults: 0800 111 4567 (24 hrs)
BT Phone faults: 0800 800 151 (24 hrs)
Bus: Stagecoach South West No phone numbers – now website https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Bus: Tally Ho bus services 0300 012 0179
Coast guard: 999 or 112 for emergencies
Electricity: 0800 052 0400 (Western Power – emergency 24 hrs)
National Power Cut Helpline: dial 105 (24 hrs)
Environment Agency Hotline: 0800 80 70 60 (for incidents including damage, danger to environment, and pollution )
Floodline: 0845 988 1188 (24 hrs). And to use the “Quickdial” number straight to South West coastal information – add 04222 to the above number.
Gas – National Gas Helpline: 0800 999 111 (24 hours, leaks including carbon monoxide
NHS Direct: 0845 4647
Pre-school @ The Hive:  07716 790920
Pub: Fisherman’s Rest 01548 550284
RSPCA: 0300 1234 999 (24 hrs)
School: 01548 550262
South Hams District Council: 01803 861234
Village Shop & Post Office:  01548 550996
Trading standards:  01392 499499 (farmed animal health and petrol incidents 24 hrs)
Victim support: 0845 3030 900
Water and sewage: 0800 169 1144 (24 hrs)

Tourist Information Centres

Kingsbridge

Open Mon – Sat, 9am – 5pm
The Quay, Kingsbridge

Modbury

Open Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
2, Modbury Court, Modbury
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