Bankside Pier Closure, May 2019
As part of Transport for London’s on-going commitment to upgrade & improve their piers Bankside Pier will be closed for 17 days during May 2019. The Bankside Pier closure will allow contractors to remove the pier & complete essential maintenance works including dredging beneath the pier. The pier is expected to re-open on Saturday 25th May 2019.
Tuesday 7th May 2019 – Friday 24th May 2019
Circular Cruise Westminster
During the pier closure Circular Cruise vessels will be calling at Blackfriars Pier. Passengers with Circular Cruise tickets or a Thames River Services River Pass will be able to embark or disembark at Blackfriars Pier. We recommend arriving at Blackfriars Pier 5-minutes before the advertised Bankside time.
Blackfriars Pier is a 10-minute walk from Bankside Pier via the Millennium Footbridge.
Bankside Pier & Blackfriars Pier are only a 10 Minute / 0.5 Mile walk across the Millennium Footbridge.
Bankside Pier is located on the south shore of the River Thames next to the Millennium Bridge within the London Borough of Southwark. Bankside stretches from Blackfriars Railway Bridge to the edge of London Bridge City & is one of London’s newer tourist hot spots. Bankside & the surrounding area is home to a variety of historical & contemporary attractions including Borough Market, Southwark Cathedral, the Clink Prison Museum, Golden Hinde II, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Tate Modern, Bankside Gallery & the Millennium Bridge. Bankside is also home to numerous riverside restaurants, pubs, bars & is just a short walk from London Bridge City, the City of London & the South Bank.