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Emergency phone numbers

Police, fire and rescue service and coast guard

999

NHS Choices

111 (call 111 when you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency)

Police

0191 454 7555  (if you live in South Tyneside, Gateshead or Sunderland)

Gas

Report gas leaks
Freephone TRANSCO 0800 111 999
Website: TRANSCO

Water

Report water leaks
Freephone 0800 393 084
Website: Northumbrian Water

Floods

Floodline: 0845 988 1188
Minicom: 0845 602 6340
Website: Environment Agency

South Tyneside Hospital

NHS Choices website: South Tyneside Hospital

Tel: 0191 404 1000

South Tyneside Council emergencies

Minor emergencies (for example repairs):

  • Office hours: 0191 427 1717
  • Out of hours: 0191 455 6111

Social care and health:

Street lighting faults:

Environmental health:

  • Out of hours: 0191 427 2090

Vehicle breakdown services

  • AA
    Telephone: 0870 600 0371 (general information)
  • RAC Telephone: 0800 082 8282
  • Green Flag
    Freephone: 0845 767 0345

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