1 Unity Way, Woolwich, LONDON, SE18 5NJ
The Thames Barrier is one of the largest movable flood barriers in the world. It protects 125 square kilometres of Central London. That's 1.25 million people, historic buildings including the Houses of Parliament, offices, power supplies, tube lines and hospitals to name a few. Visit the Thames Barrier Information Centre to find out how the Thames Barrier was designed and built and how it works. Also learn more about the history and environment of the River Thames.
Tel: 020 8305 4188
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£3.75 (ch £2.25, concessions £3.25). Family £10
Open all year, Thu-Sun 10.30-5
Average visit 1.5hrs
Dogs not allowed in cafe and information centre
Assist dogs allowed all areas.
Lift from river pier approach
Turn off A102(M) onto A206, turn onto Eastmoor St and follow signs