Local services and contacts

Useful links, address and phone numbers for your part of greater Peterborough.

Fire services

Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service

In an emergency dial 999.

Telephone: 01480 444500.

Cambs Fire Headquarters, Hinchingbrooke Cottage, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 2NA.


Healthcare services

Organisations and responsibilities

NHS Peterborough

Responsible for primary care, providing doctor's surgeries, dentists, commissioning hospital services and the city's public health.

Peterborough City Council

Due to take back responsibility for adult social care in April, as well as having its own public health responsibilities.

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

Provides a range of health and social care services and services for the disabled, carried out on behalf of city council as of April, on behalf of NHS Peterborough currently.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

The city's mental healthcare provider, runs the Cavell Centre and other sites in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The city's hospital provider, runs Peterborough City Hospital.

Peterborough City Hospital

Peterborough City Hospital, including Accident & Emergency is located at Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ.

Telephone 01733 678000. Visiting times for all wards: 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Peterborough District Hospital and Edith Cavell Hospital have now closed.


Peterborough And Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Peterborough Maternity Unit

Peterborough Maternity Unit, women and Children's Unit, Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ.

Telephone 01733 678000. Visiting times: 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm.


Peterborough Maternity Unit

Walk-in services

Walk-in Care Centre, City Care Centre, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6DB.

Telephone 01733 293800.

Open seven days a week from 7am until 10pm, no appointment is necessary.

Walk-in services are also available at Alma Road Primary Care Centre from 7am - 10pm, seven days a week at Alma Road, Peterborough, PE1 3FG, telephone 01733 758388.

Bridgegate Drug Services

Bridgegate Drug Services, 49/51 Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 1SQ.

Telephone 01733 314 551.

Out-of-hours health service

For urgent healthcare and treatment service for when GP surgeries are closed, overnight from 6.30pm to 8am and 24 hours at weekends and bank holidays. Telephone your own doctor's surgery and you will be automatically diverted or advised how to contact the service.


Peterborough Primary Care Trust: Out of hours services

Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS)

PALS, NHS Peterborough, Peterborough Primary Care Trust, 2nd Floor, Peterborough Town Hall, PE1 1FA.

Telephone 01733 758584.


PALS, NHS Peterborough

Domestic abuse

Local health organisations and services

Regional hospitals
National health information

Peterborough Passport Office

Identity and Passport Service

Peterborough Passport Office, Aragon Court, Northminster Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1QG.

Call Passport Adviceline on 0300 222 0000 (open seven days a week between 7am and 11pm).

Directions and map: www.ips.gov.uk/passport

Apply for a passport or renewal: direct.gov.uk

Read our 2013 feature on the Identity and Passport Service

Police, courts and crime

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

In an emergency call 999. For non-emergencies call 101.

Cambridgeshire Police Headquarters, Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6NP


Peterborough Magistrates' Court

Telephone: 0845 310 0575.

Peterborough Magistrates' Court, The Court House, Bridge Street, Peterborough, PE1 1ED.


Peterborough Magistrates' Court

Peterborough Combined Court Centre

Telephone: 01733 349161 (crown), 0844 892 4000 (county).

Peterborough Combined Court Centre, Crown Buildings, Rivergate, Peterborough, PE1 1EJ.


Peterborough Combined Court Centre

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