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

10.18pm 20 October 2020
9.26pm 20 October 2020
9.26pm 20 October 2020
6.23pm 20 October 2020
1.40am 20 October 2020
8.18pm 19 October 2020
11.58pm 18 October 2020
10.25pm 18 October 2020
9.03pm 18 October 2020
7.42pm 18 October 2020
5.14pm 18 October 2020
8.41am 18 October 2020
4.24am 18 October 2020
4.04am 18 October 2020
6.01pm 6 October 2020
8.49am 3 October 2020
8.49am 3 October 2020
8.25am 1 October 2020
8.54pm 28 September 2020
10.23pm 13 September 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 17°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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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