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

11.23pm 25 April 2017
12.09am 22 April 2017
6.21pm 20 April 2017
9.35pm 19 April 2017
8.07pm 18 April 2017
6.54pm 18 April 2017
10.41pm 16 April 2017
11.31pm 15 April 2017
7.03am 14 April 2017
3.49pm 11 April 2017
11.32am 10 April 2017
8.27am 10 April 2017
2.15pm 9 April 2017
2.15pm 9 April 2017
9.59am 8 April 2017
11.31am 4 April 2017
12.04am 1 April 2017
9.58pm 30 March 2017
9.45pm 29 March 2017
1.57am 28 March 2017

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 7°C
Max: 12°C
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Next tide

Fri 28 Apr
High: 2:53pm 6.1m
Low: 9:00pm 0.5m
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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

Lifesaving charity warning after London lifeboats launched 758 times in one year
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Lifesaving charity warning after London lifeboats launched 758 times in one year
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Tower RNLI involved in response to terrorist incident in London
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RNLI London lifeboat crew rescue freezing man from River Thames at Deptford
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RNLI London lifeboat crew rescue freezing man from River Thames at Deptford
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River Thames wash takes on new meaning for RNLI’s London lifeboat crew
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