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Emergency contacts


Emergency services

If you are experiencing a serious, genuine emergency only, contact the Police, Fire service, Ambulance or Coastguard.

Phone: 999

Police non-emergency contacts

Police representative in Penryn: Helen Newton and Chris Braddon

Hospitals / Accident and Emergency care (A&E)

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

Phone: 01392 411 611

Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske - nearest A&E to Penryn)

Phone: 01872 250 000

Gas leak or carbon monoxide emergency

National Grid

Phone: 0800 111 999

power cut or electrical supply problem

Western Power Distribution

Phone: 0800 6783 105

Emergency with your water or sewarage supply

South West Water

Phone: 0344 346 2020


Dial 999 or 112 and ask for the coastguard

Explain your location

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If you are feeling depressed, despairing or suicidal, for whatever reason, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day to talk and provide support.

Phone: 116 123 (This number is free to call)
Text: 07725909090
Address: 10 Richmond Road, Exeter EX4 4JA

Samaritans Truro: 
19 Treyew Road, Truro TR1 2BY




Phone:+44 (0) 1392 661000


Phone: +44 (0) 1326 370400

Estate Patrol (Exeter)

24 hour security and safety service on and off campus.  

Phone: 01392 723999 

Campus Security (Penryn)

Phone: 01326 255875 (08.30-17.30)

FX Plus 24/7 Emergency line: 01326 254444 (4444 internally)

First Aid (Penryn)

Phone: 01326 254444

Advice Units

The SU Advice Service

Phone: 01326 255861