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

11.32pm 24 March 2019
8.59pm 23 March 2019
6.46am 22 March 2019
11.48am 21 March 2019
8.13pm 19 March 2019
3.12pm 19 March 2019
3.20pm 18 March 2019
11.08am 18 March 2019
3.13pm 17 March 2019
12.50pm 17 March 2019
10.45am 17 March 2019
7.35am 17 March 2019
7.54am 16 March 2019
7.39am 16 March 2019
6.50am 16 March 2019
4.07am 16 March 2019
4.06am 16 March 2019
1.35am 16 March 2019
5.50pm 15 March 2019
12.04pm 15 March 2019

Today's weather

12°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C Max: 12°C
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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 visitstowerrnli@outlook.com or give us a call on 07516 000249.

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News and media from Tower Lifeboat Station

Man’s life saved in dramatic rescue by Tower RNLI
Article Lifeboats
Man’s life saved in dramatic rescue by Tower RNLI
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Two lives saved on 100th call out for Tower lifeboat crew
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Article Lifeboats
Two lives saved on 100th call out for Tower lifeboat crew
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RNLI crew rescue Cleo the Harris’s Hawk
Article Animals
RNLI crew rescue Cleo the Harris’s Hawk
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Honour for RNLI volunteer who has worked to prevent drowning on the Thames
John Soones, RNLI volunteer, awarded the MBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours
Article People
Honour for RNLI volunteer who has worked to prevent drowning on the Thames
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