The Great River Race, 14th September 2019

The 31st Great River Race will take place on Saturday 14th September 2019. A number of river closures are in place throughout the day & Thames River Services will be operating an amended timetable.

Approximate Pier closures include:

St. Katharine Pier | 11:45-12:45

Embankment Pier | 12:20-13:20

Westminster Pier | 12:25-13:25

There will be no departures from these piers during these times. After the race has passed Westminster Bridge services should return to the usual time table.

Thames River Services Timetable - 14th September 2019

Alternate Times Due To The Great River Race

 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:20, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00

 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30

 10:20, 10:50, 11:20, 13:20, 13:50, 14:20, 14:50, 15:20, 15:50, 16:20

 10:50, 11:50, 13:50, 14:50

 11:00, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:20, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00

 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30

Destinations

Westminster Pier is located on the North shore of the River Thames in the City of Westminster. The pier is a short walk from the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret’s Church (A UNESCO World Heritage Site). Numerous museums & landmarks are within walking distance of Westminster Pier including the Banqueting House, Household Cavalry Museum, the National Gallery & the London Eye.

St. Katharine Dock was constructed by Thomas Telford & opened in 1828. The docks became popular with expensive cargo’s from around the world including ivory, shells, sugar, marble, wines, fragrant spices & perfumes. Today St. Katharine’s is a haven for yachts & historic vessels including traditional Thames sailing barges. A wide range of cafes, bars & restaurants are located at St. Katharine’s & regular food markets also take place throughout the week.

Greenwich Pier is located on the South shore of the River Thames in Maritime Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The pier sits between the famous tea clipper Cutty Sark & Sir Christopher Wren’s Riverside Masterpiece, the Old Royal Naval College. Today the Royal Borough of Greenwich is an eclectic mix of historical & modern buildings. Greenwich town centre is home to a collection of museums, pubs, restaurants, markets & shops.

Choose by Ticket Type

Take a one-way cruise between Westminster, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich or the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Take a cruise between Westminster, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich or the Thames Flood Barrier* & return on a later sailing the same day.

Hop On / Hop Off at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich Pier & cruise through the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Choose by Pier

Cruise through the City of Westminster, City of London & Docklands before arriving in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Cruise through Docklands before arriving at the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Cruise upriver to St. Katharine Pier & Westminster Pier or take a 1-Hour round trip to the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Thames River Services have been operating sightseeing tours on London’s River Thames for over 50 years. We cruise between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier throughout the year with extra sailings to the Thames Flood Barrier between April – October. The cruises take place on-board a fleet of modern & traditional vessels with indoor & outdoor seating. Departures are every 30-40 minutes

Thames River Services Enquiries

Telephone | 0207 930 4097

Email | boats@thamesriverservices.co.uk

Thames River Services Enquiries

Telephone | 0207 930 4097

Email | boats@thamesriverservices.co.uk