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Incident reporting

Life-threatening emergencies on the river:
Call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

For near miss, safety observations and incident reporting click below


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River Thames view near Richmond bird in it too

Your Thames

A place to visit, play and enjoy

Active Thames

Experience blue space

Active Thames -- from the Port of London Authority -- can help you go afloat on the river for sport and physical activity.

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Visually Impaired Paddlers in Canoes at Tower Hamlets Canoe Club
Boating on the Thames can be a rewarding experience.

Leisure boating

Making the most of the river

Our advice for boaters of all types can help you enjoy the Thames safely.

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River events

A perfect venue

A list of forecasted river events held on the tidal River Thames between the estuary and Teddington.

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Thames Clippers skipper James Berry celebrates his win of the 2021 Doggets Coat and Badge Wager.
Tower Bridge and Tower of London at night

Visiting the Thames

A place to cherish and enjoy

Planning your visit to the heart of London? Check these useful sites to help you plan your day and find your way.

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Our history

The story behind the Port of London

The Port of London Authority was created to bring order to the chaos and congestion that prevailed on the Thames as rival wharfs, docks and river users battled for business in the late 1800s.

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Archival image of busy port and cargo unloading
People in Kayaks at Islington Boat Club

Thames Vision 2050

Destination Thames

The river is an iconic draw for people from near and far.

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Events & conferences

From public meetings to conferences and webinars, we engage with stakeholders in a variety of ways. 

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2023 Annual Stakeholder Forum

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