Cookies information uses cookies to make the site simpler. Find out more about the cookies we use.

Close banner

May bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday Monday will now take place one day later. Find out when your bin is collected.

This replaces the previous system of moving the Monday collections to the following Saturday.

Harbour masters Office and Team

Harbour control

About the Exeter Port Authority

Covering the Exe Estuary and approaches, our role is to help ensure marine operations and activities within the Harbour are undertaken in a safe and reasonable manner.

Our main duties include:

  • Building strong relationships with user groups and other stakeholders by providing a reassuring presence on the water

  • To enforce bye-laws, with a particular focus on speeding vessels

  • To record details of accidents or near miss incidents for Harbour Master to investigate

  • To monitor and report on the provision and maintenance of aids to navigation

  • To understand and practice counter pollution (and similar emergency) plans and procedures

  • To assist in ensuring the Council meets all relevant environmental obligations.

Exeter Canal and Quay team are responsible for the Exeter Canal and Quay.


Contact the Harbour Patrol Office

Address: Trinity Buoy Store, Camperdown Terrace, Exmouth, EX8 1EQ

Tel : 01395 223 265   


VHF: Channel 12 call sign "Exeter Port Authority"


Contact the Exeter Canal Office

Address: Haven Road, Exeter, EX2 8FD

Tel: 01392 265791 (please leave a message if not answered)

Out of Hours Emergency:  01392 265147

Our River Exe, Canal and Quay Facebook page.



The team

When this content has been updated

Last updated 22 July 2022