Sandown and Lake Policing Neighbourhood
The Sandown and Lake neighbourhood in the Hampshire Constabulary area covers the land indicated on the map to the right. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
Sandown and Lake
About Sandown and Lake
The neighbourhood team have provided the following description of their work:
Lake is bounded at one end by Los Altos Park and at the other by Cliff Gardens. With a large supermarket on its outskirts Lake offers the usual range of small shops and businesses.
Lake Common adjoins Sandown Golf Club and a health and leisure centre is at the top of Lake Hill. The Stag Inn was built in the 1840s and is next to the site of the old Toll Gatehouse, (now where the traffic lights are). Lake has a Church of England and a Methodist Church, also a Christian Mission. Lake Middle School
Lake Station opened in 1987 and is the penultimate station on the Lake beach is safe and sandy, and a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of the larger resorts. It is reached from the Cliff Path by a sloping footpath, or, also on foot, along the revetment, from Sandown or Shanklin. There are two small cafes and, at the Shanklin end, a water sports centre. Beach huts are available for hire.
The Cliff Path affords an easy stroll between Sandown and Shanklin.