RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station

Tower Lifeboat Station

Operating from Lifeboat Pier on the River Thames in central London, Tower Lifeboat is our busiest lifeboat station. Because of the need for even faster response times, there is a crew on station around the clock.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tower Lifeboat Station

1.57am 28 March 2017
11.01pm 26 March 2017
10.57pm 26 March 2017
2.56am 26 March 2017
2.05am 26 March 2017
11.13pm 19 March 2017
2.06pm 18 March 2017
4.48pm 17 March 2017
8.53pm 15 March 2017
6.51pm 15 March 2017
11.46pm 11 March 2017
10.37am 10 March 2017
11.38pm 9 March 2017
10.28pm 8 March 2017
10.23pm 8 March 2017
4.06am 8 March 2017
2.51am 7 March 2017
10.27am 6 March 2017
3.15am 4 March 2017
11.13pm 3 March 2017

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 10°C
Max: 16°C
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Next tide

Wed 29 Mar
High: 2:31pm 6.1m
Low: 8:35pm 0.6m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Tower Lifeboat Station
Lifeboat Pier
Victoria Embankment
Westminster
London
WC2R 2PP

Station phone number

0207 240 3978

Station contact email: 

tower@rnli.org.uk

Accessibility

There is no parking at the station.

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. Please email visits@towerrnli.org.uk or give us a call on 07516 000249.

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News and media from Tower Lifeboat Station

Lifesaving charity warning after London lifeboats launched 758 times in one year
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Lifesaving charity warning after London lifeboats launched 758 times in one year
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Tower RNLI involved in response to terrorist incident in London
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RNLI London lifeboat crew rescue freezing man from River Thames at Deptford
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RNLI London lifeboat crew rescue freezing man from River Thames at Deptford
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River Thames wash takes on new meaning for RNLI’s London lifeboat crew
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