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

6.48pm 22 June 2017
4.19pm 19 June 2017
9.27pm 18 June 2017
7.38am 18 June 2017
5.25am 18 June 2017
11.33pm 17 June 2017
10.25pm 17 June 2017
5.38am 16 June 2017
5.33am 15 June 2017
8.39pm 14 June 2017
4.54am 12 June 2017
8.13pm 11 June 2017
5.54pm 8 June 2017
5.23pm 8 June 2017
3.19pm 8 June 2017
4.15am 7 June 2017
8.44pm 6 June 2017
10.27am 5 June 2017
6.53pm 4 June 2017
4.04pm 4 June 2017

Today's weather

22°C Rain
Min: 9°C
Max: 22°C
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Next tide

Sun 25 Jun
Low: 8:09am 0.6m
High: 2:17pm 6.0m
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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

London RNLI lifeboat crew rescue man and dog from the River Thames
The moment Tower RNLI lifeboat crew rescue the man and the dog
Article Rescues
London RNLI lifeboat crew rescue man and dog from the River Thames
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Tower lifeboat assist a man who saved a dog from the River Thames
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Tower lifeboat assist a man who saved a dog from the River Thames
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River Thames fatalities: RNLI says ‘fight your instincts, not the water’ to help
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Article Sea safety
River Thames fatalities: RNLI says ‘fight your instincts, not the water’ to help
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Man ‘five seconds away from drowning’ rescued by RNLI London lifeboat crew
The man's hand is all that can be seen as the RNLI lifeboat approaches
Article Lifeboats
Man ‘five seconds away from drowning’ rescued by RNLI London lifeboat crew
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