Out of date flares can be disposed of at the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) Office in Colchester on the last Thursday of the month.

Colchester Marine Office
C02 9BY

Please note this service is by APPOINTMENT ONLY which are required to be made by contacting
DOVER COASTGUARD on 01304 218500.

You will be asked to supply
• A list of all Flares to be disposed of
• The type of Flare
• Date of Expiry

This service is only available to individual Members of the Public and is not available to Sailing Clubs and Commercial Organisations.