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Useful Numbers

Please find below a list of useful numbers for various organisations in the Bournemouth and Poole area.

Tourist Information Centres


Tel: 01202 451734

Website: www.bournemouth.co.uk


Tel: 01202 262600




Tel: 01202 338420

Website: www.morebus.co.uk

Yellow Buses

Tel: 01202 636110

Website: www.bybus.co.uk


United Taxis

Tel: 01202 556677

United Taxis is Bournemouth’s largest taxi firm with a fleet of over 150 vehicles.

In Bournemouth town centre you will find taxi ranks at The Square (Exeter Road/Gervis Place), Westover Road, Richmond Hill Road, outside the BIC, Pier Approach, The Triangle, Lansdowne (Meyrick Road) and Bournemouth Train / Bus Station.

PRC Streamline

Tel: 01202 666333

Dorset’s premier taxi company covering Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and Wimborne.

In Poole town centre you will find taxi ranks outside Primark at the Dolphin Shopping Centre, just down from the bus station. There is also a rank at the railway station (24 hours) plus you will find ranks on The Quay and on the High Street by Quay Holidays.

Fire and Rescue Service

Tel: 01722 691000 – Emergency? Call 999 and ask for the Fire Service

Website: www.dwfire.org.uk


Tel: 02380 329 486 – Emergency? Call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency/

Environment Agency

Tel: 0845 988 1188

Website: www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure

Hospitals with 24hr A&E

For use in an emergency only.

Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Castle Lane East, Bournemouth

Tel: 01202 303626

Website: www.rbch.nhs.uk

Poole Hospital

Longfleet Road, Poole

Tel: 01202 665511

Website: www.poole.nhs.uk


ASDA Bournemouth

St Pauls Road

Bournemouth, BH8 8DL

Mon-Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 10am-4pm

Tel: 01202 200090

Website: www.asda.com/store/bournemouth

ASDA Poole

West Quay Road

Poole, BH15 1JQ

Mon 8am-11pm, Tues-Fri 7am-11am, Sun 10am-4pm

Tel: 01202 207010

Website: www.asda.com/store/poole


Bournemouth Borough Council

Tel: 01202 451451

Website: www.bournemouth.gov.uk

Borough of Poole

Tel: 01202 633633

Website: www.poole.gov.uk

Christchurch Borough Council

Tel: 01202 495000

Website: www.dorsetforyou.com

Dorset County Council

Tel: 01305 251000

Website: www.dorsetforyou.com