RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Gravesend is one of the RNLI’s newest lifeboat stations and one of four lifeboat stations operating on the River Thames – the first stations to specifically cover a river rather than estuarial waters or the sea.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

10.54pm 18 January 2022
2.33pm 14 January 2022
7.20pm 7 January 2022
9.26pm 2 January 2022
9.26pm 2 January 2022
3.05pm 29 December 2021
11.22pm 23 December 2021
12.28am 19 December 2021
7.27pm 15 December 2021
6.54pm 10 December 2021
6.59pm 20 November 2021
11.25pm 8 November 2021
6.14pm 8 October 2021
7.35am 4 October 2021
7.05am 18 September 2021
11.46pm 11 September 2021
7.31pm 9 September 2021
6.31pm 29 August 2021
3.31pm 27 August 2021
9.20pm 15 August 2021

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 9°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Gravesend Lifeboat Station
Royal Pier Road
DA12 2BG

Station phone number

01474 328465

Visiting times

By appointment only

News and media from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Boats on Fire at Teddington Lock, River Thames
Article Lifeboats
Teddington RNLI Assists in Teddington Lock Boat Fires
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Article Events
London lifeboat crew to feature in Eastenders anniversary special
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The dolphin on an inflatable raft at the side of the hovercraft.
Article Animals
Southend RNLI hovercraft flies to the rescue of two stranded dolphins
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Yacht broken from moorings in shipping channel.
Video Lifeboats
Gravesend RNLI tow drifting vessel after breaking from moorings
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