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

3.50am 19 July 2018
8.36pm 18 July 2018
8.35pm 18 July 2018
6.40pm 15 July 2018
5.37pm 15 July 2018
3.04pm 15 July 2018
1.36pm 15 July 2018
10.28pm 14 July 2018
7.58pm 14 July 2018
10.25am 14 July 2018
12.32am 14 July 2018
12.27am 14 July 2018
7.35pm 13 July 2018
9.45pm 12 July 2018
9.23pm 12 July 2018
10.27am 12 July 2018
2.37am 11 July 2018
6.25pm 8 July 2018
6.13pm 8 July 2018
5.17am 8 July 2018

Today's weather

28°C Rain
Min: 20°C
Max: 28°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

Nusrat Ghani MP visits Tower Lifeboat Station for Maritime Safety Week
Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani is shown around the RNLI's E class lifeboat with crew members (left to right) Rob Archibald (helm) Jamie Bourke, Colin McCarthy and Steffan Ciccotti (helm).
Article Sea safety
Nusrat Ghani MP visits Tower Lifeboat Station for Maritime Safety Week
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Tower RNLI Lifeboat crew save frightened man in danger of drowning under pier
Tower Helm Steve King enters the water to save the man clinging to the pier
Article Rescue
Tower RNLI Lifeboat crew save frightened man in danger of drowning under pier
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Teddington RNLI and Hampton Canoe Club conduct Thames rescue training
Teddington RNLI and Hampton Canoe Club at Teddington Lock
Article Crew training
Teddington RNLI and Hampton Canoe Club conduct Thames rescue training
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Teddington RNLI and Turks Launches in Dramatic Thames Scenario Training
D-Classes pushing the “casualty vessel” to a safe berth as an alternative to a tow, which worked well in the conditions.
Article People
Teddington RNLI and Turks Launches in Dramatic Thames Scenario Training
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