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

10.30am 14 December 2017
1.25am 14 December 2017
10.19pm 10 December 2017
3.39am 9 December 2017
3.38am 9 December 2017
11.38pm 8 December 2017
11.35pm 8 December 2017
10.04pm 8 December 2017
7.08pm 8 December 2017
5.03pm 7 December 2017
4.39pm 7 December 2017
9.27am 6 December 2017
6.48am 6 December 2017
4.22pm 4 December 2017
4.21pm 4 December 2017
4.16pm 4 December 2017
1.43pm 4 December 2017
12.18am 29 November 2017
1.48am 28 November 2017
1.09am 28 November 2017

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 4°C
Max: 7°C
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Next tide

Mon 18 Dec
High: 12:35pm 5.5m
Low: 6:37pm 0.9m
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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

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'
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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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