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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tower Lifeboat Station

6.01am 18 January 2018
1.43am 18 January 2018
12.20pm 17 January 2018
10.22pm 15 January 2018
10.22pm 15 January 2018
6.03pm 14 January 2018
4.18pm 14 January 2018
11.26pm 11 January 2018
8.17pm 11 January 2018
8.37am 11 January 2018
9.18pm 8 January 2018
9.29pm 7 January 2018
3.35pm 7 January 2018
2.14pm 7 January 2018
10.25pm 6 January 2018
7.17am 6 January 2018
12.45am 3 January 2018
12.45am 3 January 2018
9.07pm 2 January 2018
4.19pm 1 January 2018

Today's weather

6°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C
Max: 6°C
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Next tide

Fri 19 Jan
High: 1:59pm 1.7m
Low: 8:00pm 0.3m
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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

Tower RNLI save life of man who falls 40 feet into the Thames
Article Rescues
Tower RNLI save life of man who falls 40 feet into the Thames
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Only seconds to spare as man’s life saved by Tower Lifeboat crew
Article Rescues
Only seconds to spare as man’s life saved by Tower Lifeboat crew
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From lifeboats to red carpets - RNLI crew attend film premiere of 'Dunkirk'
Ramsgate Coxswain Ian Cannon and daughter Becky at Dunkirk premiere
Article Heritage and history
From lifeboats to red carpets - RNLI crew attend film premiere of 'Dunkirk'
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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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