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

6.28am 17 September 2019
7.49pm 12 September 2019
1.59am 5 September 2019
4.56pm 4 September 2019
11.55pm 1 September 2019
10.12pm 1 September 2019
12.19am 1 September 2019
12.18am 1 September 2019
11.26pm 30 August 2019
11.25pm 30 August 2019
4.35am 30 August 2019
4.34am 30 August 2019
4.47am 26 August 2019
5.25am 24 August 2019
8.41pm 23 August 2019
8.08pm 22 August 2019
1.04am 22 August 2019
5.26pm 19 August 2019
2.43pm 18 August 2019
4.52pm 15 August 2019

Today's weather

20°C Cloudy
Min: 12°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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