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Contact London Port Health Authority

Main office

Our office at Stanford-le-Hope is close to London Gateway Port, and deals with all port health matters including food and feed imports at London Gateway, Tilbury, Purfleet, Thamesport and Sheerness, and London City Airport, as well as infectious disease, illness or death on board a vessel or aircraft.

We operate an emergency out of hours service to report infectious disease, illness or death on board ships and aircraft when the Main Office is closed.

Call 020 7332 1101 to contact the standby officer.

The emergency number must not be used for general import enquiries or container release requests. These enquiries can only be dealt with during our office opening hours.

River office

Our office at Denton is responsible for shellfish and the River Thames, including the Thames estuary.

The Quarantine Station
Mark Lane
Denton Nr. Gravesend
Kent DA12 2QE

T 01474 363 033​​
F 01474 353 354

Email: Port Health Denton Office