South East 4x4 Response (SE4x4R) provide 4x4 vehicle support in times of need to the emergency services, local authorities and charitable groups across Kent and Medway.
Although not an Emergency or Rescue Service, our speciality is logistics in extreme conditions and we aim to provide a reliable 24hour/365-day support service when other arrangements are at full capacity or cannot proceed due to inclement weather conditions or extreme terrain.
South East 4x4 Response are a team made up of highly trained unpaid specialists who give up their time, apply their skills and offer the use of their vehicles and their experience to serve the local community.
4x4 Response UK, the national charity that provides four-wheel drive support to the emergency and essential services, condemns the behaviour of some 4x4 drivers in the recent floods for ignoring road closures and putting themselves in danger. Anyone considering driving through flood water might like to be aware that:
South East 4x4 Response mentioned for their work on Christmas Eve 2013 when storms swept across the county, affecting more than 600 properties, destroying businesses and ruining Christmas Day plans for many. Of the villages and towns affected by the floods, Yalding was hardest hit, with the River Medway bursting its’ banks twice in two months and hundreds of homes left without power or water.