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

1.45pm 22 September 2018
1.36pm 22 September 2018
5.56pm 21 September 2018
10.16pm 20 September 2018
11.27pm 19 September 2018
10.02pm 18 September 2018
7.30pm 18 September 2018
8.28pm 17 September 2018
8.28pm 17 September 2018
10.24pm 16 September 2018
5.40pm 15 September 2018
4.58pm 15 September 2018
8.35pm 9 September 2018
12.29am 9 September 2018
12.17pm 8 September 2018
12.21am 4 September 2018
7.43pm 3 September 2018
6.06pm 1 September 2018
6.34pm 31 August 2018
7.39pm 28 August 2018

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 4°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

Brand new lifeboat crew kit goes on service to help save lives
Crew in the new Helly Hansen all-weather lifeboat crew kit on a Shannon class lifeboat in front of Tower Bridge
Article People
Brand new lifeboat crew kit goes on service to help save lives
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Nusrat Ghani MP visits Tower Lifeboat Station for Maritime Safety Week
Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani is shown around the RNLI's E class lifeboat with crew members (left to right) Rob Archibald (helm) Jamie Bourke, Colin McCarthy and Steffan Ciccotti (helm).
Article Sea safety
Nusrat Ghani MP visits Tower Lifeboat Station for Maritime Safety Week
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Tower RNLI Lifeboat crew save frightened man in danger of drowning under pier
Tower Helm Steve King enters the water to save the man clinging to the pier
Article Rescue
Tower RNLI Lifeboat crew save frightened man in danger of drowning under pier
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Teddington RNLI and Hampton Canoe Club conduct Thames rescue training
Teddington RNLI and Hampton Canoe Club at Teddington Lock
Article Crew training
Teddington RNLI and Hampton Canoe Club conduct Thames rescue training
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