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

12.27pm 25 May 2019
12.08pm 25 May 2019
7.26pm 23 May 2019
3.46pm 23 May 2019
4.07am 23 May 2019
8.46pm 22 May 2019
12.23pm 22 May 2019
12.24am 22 May 2019
12.24am 22 May 2019
3.17pm 21 May 2019
11.19pm 20 May 2019
1.44pm 20 May 2019
9.50am 17 May 2019
12.24am 15 May 2019
4.41pm 12 May 2019
4.23pm 12 May 2019
12.00am 12 May 2019
5.31pm 11 May 2019
3.34pm 11 May 2019
8.09am 11 May 2019

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 15°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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Tower RNLI lifeboat in race against time to rescue woman trapped under barge
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Man’s life saved in dramatic rescue by Tower RNLI
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