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

7.06am 18 June 2019
11.18am 17 June 2019
7.30pm 16 June 2019
6.53pm 16 June 2019
6.51pm 16 June 2019
8.01am 16 June 2019
4.28am 16 June 2019
2.03am 16 June 2019
5.01pm 15 June 2019
12.14am 14 June 2019
12.17am 12 June 2019
11.30pm 11 June 2019
3.49pm 11 June 2019
7.44am 11 June 2019
6.23pm 10 June 2019
4.09am 10 June 2019
11.42pm 9 June 2019
9.21pm 9 June 2019
4.21am 9 June 2019
3.23am 9 June 2019

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 16°C Max: 20°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

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