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

8.15pm 26 April 2018
2.52pm 25 April 2018
2.52pm 25 April 2018
5.16am 25 April 2018
3.19am 24 April 2018
7.27pm 23 April 2018
12.11am 23 April 2018
11.08pm 22 April 2018
7.00pm 21 April 2018
2.07am 21 April 2018
9.30pm 20 April 2018
1.14am 20 April 2018
1.10am 20 April 2018
8.30pm 19 April 2018
9.45pm 18 April 2018
6.39pm 14 April 2018
10.25am 13 April 2018
9.18am 13 April 2018
6.59am 13 April 2018
4.45pm 9 April 2018

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 9°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Thu 26 Apr
High: 11.04pm 1.6m
Low: 5.31am 0.2m
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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 lifeboat rescues man with leg injuries on work barge
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Tower lifeboat rescues man with leg injuries on work barge
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From Capital to Coast for RNLI volunteer Luke
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