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

9.02am 21 November 2017
3.29pm 19 November 2017
4.00am 14 November 2017
1.12am 13 November 2017
1.42am 12 November 2017
11.50pm 11 November 2017
9.32pm 10 November 2017
7.31am 4 November 2017
1.19am 4 November 2017
1.19am 4 November 2017
5.56pm 3 November 2017
5.56pm 3 November 2017
2.50pm 26 October 2017
11.15am 25 October 2017
2.04pm 22 October 2017
2.05am 19 October 2017
10.54am 17 October 2017
10.05am 17 October 2017
2.05am 17 October 2017
6.05pm 16 October 2017

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 14°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
Low: 8:36pm 1.1m
High: 2:47am 5.5m
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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

Only seconds to spare as man’s life saved by Tower Lifeboat crew
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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
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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
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London RNLI lifeboat crew rescue man and dog from the River Thames
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Tower lifeboat assist a man who saved a dog from the River Thames
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Tower lifeboat assist a man who saved a dog from the River Thames
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