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

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
3.13pm 13 August 2021
5.02pm 12 August 2021
5.52pm 9 August 2021
8.53pm 7 August 2021
8.01pm 6 August 2021
1.44am 6 July 2021
5.57pm 28 June 2021
10.32pm 12 June 2021
5.51pm 7 June 2021
12.03pm 7 June 2021
4.14pm 2 June 2021
7.51pm 1 June 2021
6.25pm 31 May 2021
5.58pm 30 May 2021

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 15°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

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