There are two Allotment sites in Rye, situated at South Undercliff and Love Lane, both run by Rye Amenity CIC.
Rother District Council Car Parks are located at the following sites:
Bedford Place (Fishmarket Road, TN31 7LR), Lucknow Place (Fishmarket Road, TN31 7LP), Cinque Ports Street (TN31 7AN), The Strand (TN31 7DB), Rye Swimming Pool (The Grove, TN31 7ND) and Gibbets Marsh (Udimore Road, TN31 7DU).
Privately Owned Car Parks:
Rye Cattle Market (TN31 7NA) – No parking overnight Wednesday / Thursday due to the weekly market.
Rye Station Car Park (TN31 7AB) – run by Saba UK on behalf of Southern Railway
Winchelsea Road Car Park (TN31 7EL)
Wish Street Car Park (TN31 7EJ) – run by Euro Car Parks
On-Street Parking is Pay and Display from Monday to Saturday:
8am-6pm, max stay 2 hours – Cinque Ports Street, Tower Street, Landgate, Cyprus Place, Market Road and Wish Ward.
9am-6pm, max stay 2 hours – High Street, Hilders Cliff, East Street and Market Street.
Rother District Citizens Advice for information or to email
Call 03444 111 444 for advice and to make a pre-booked face-to-face appointment
The Environmental Health Service at Rother District Council deal with food hygiene and safety, licensing and pollution complaints (ie. noise, bonfires, contaminated land), pest control and dog control.
GP Surgeries in Rye –
The nearest Accident and Emergency (A&E) is at The Conquest Hospital, Hastings.
For non-emergencies call NHS 111. For emergencies call 999.
Rother District Council’s Housing service gives help and advice to those in housing need, assistance to the homeless and help to those in Private Sector Housing and also maintains a Housing Register.
Your local Job Centre Plus is located at Heron House, 149/159 London Road, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex TN37 6LJ.
Rye Library is situated on the High Street.
Facilities include: Community Help Point, free computers with internet access (please note computers shut down 15 minutes before the library closes) and photocopier.
If a crime is in progress or persons are at risk of an injury ring 999.
Rye Post Office is located within Jempson’s Supermarket, Crownfields, Station Approach, Rye TN31 7AX.
Rye’s public toilets are run by Rother District Council.
Facilities are located at the following sites:
Lucknow Place Car Park (TN31 7LP), Rye Gun Gardens (TN31 7HH) and opposite Rye Railway Station (TN31 7AB).
The toilets located at Strand Quay are currently closed.
There are 15 radios available for use by Rye community events, festivals or organisations (previously used for the Rye Shop Watch Scheme). These come with all appropriate equipment including chargers, are fully licenced and have coverage as far as Winchelsea Beach and Camber. If you would like to loan these for a community event, please contact Rye Town Hall for further details.
Highways England are responsible for the A259 and other trunk roads.
East Sussex Highways are responsible for all other roads – this includes pavements and street lights.
Rother District Council Community Help Point, Rye Library – open Mon, Tues & Thurs, 10am – 5pm; Friday 10am – 4.30pm.
Customer Services telephone: 01424 787000
Rye Town Council provides and maintains rock salt bins at the following locations. Please note that salt supplied by the Town Council may be used on public roads and pavements only. Any other use – such as on driveways, garden paths, patios, privately-owned shop fronts or private car parks – constitutes theft and will be reported to the Police.
Tilling Green Community Centre (right hand side – adjacent to the kitchen) bulk bag
Kings Avenue (most easterly entrance – in front of tree) grit bin
St Mary’s Church (behind Town Hall garden) grit bin
Fairmeadow (entrance – right hand verge) grit bin
North Salts (turfed ‘traffic island’ – in front of tree) grit bin
Cadborough Cliff (most westerly entrance, left hand verge) grit bin
Visitor and residents information is provided by the newly-open Rye Information Point, located at Rye Town Hall:
Currently closed – re-opening in February 2021.
Tel: 01797 223902 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Locally Sourced Gifts and Souvenirs; Books and Maps; Audio Tours; Guided Walks and Ghost Tours;
If you are planning a trip to Rye, visitor information is also available via the following websites:
Rye Railway Station is operated by Southern Railway, on the Marsh Link line between Ashford and Hastings.
Arrange a bulky waste collection or call 01424 787000