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.

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tower Lifeboat Station

6.29pm 5 December 2016
12.25pm 5 December 2016
12.36am 5 December 2016
9.27pm 4 December 2016
7.41pm 2 December 2016
1.59pm 28 November 2016
4.34am 28 November 2016
3.13am 28 November 2016
5.44pm 26 November 2016
11.15am 26 November 2016
5.07am 24 November 2016
7.01pm 21 November 2016
1.45pm 19 November 2016
12.28pm 19 November 2016
6.11pm 18 November 2016
1.28pm 18 November 2016
5.01pm 15 November 2016
1.47am 15 November 2016
12.03pm 14 November 2016
8.32pm 13 November 2016

Today's weather

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Next tide

Tue 6 Dec
High: 4:51pm 5.2m
Low: 10:41pm 1.5m
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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

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

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News and media from Tower Lifeboat Station

River Thames wash takes on new meaning for RNLI’s London lifeboat crew
Keith Cima, Helm at Tower RNLI Lifeboat Station
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River Thames wash takes on new meaning for RNLI’s London lifeboat crew
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Tower lifeboat crew praise heroic holidaymaker for help with River Thames rescue
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Tower lifeboat crew praise heroic holidaymaker for help with River Thames rescue
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Tower lifeboat launched to woman hanging off Bankside Pier
Video Rescues
Tower lifeboat launched to woman hanging off Bankside Pier
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Man rescued after being cut off by the tide
Video Lifeboats
Man rescued after being cut off by the tide
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