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Thames Barrier View Cafe & Information Centre

Rendel, Palmer and Tritton

place
1 Unity Way, SE18 5NJ
info_outline
Partial disabled access, Parking, Refreshments, Toilets
Information Centre has a working model of the Barrier, films showing inside the Barrier, machinery and its construction. Boards on the Environment Agency, flooding and past, present and future of the Thames Barrier and flood defences.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–4.30pm

No access to the Thames Barrier Structure (max visitors 40)

Sunday 23rd

Open 9am–3.30pm

No access to the Thames Barrier Structure (max visitors 40)

event
  • Thames Barrier Annual Closure at 10am (View the Thames Barrier in Operation at our Annual Test Closure) (View the Thames Barrier in Operation at our Annual Test Closure plus children's activities)

Design

Original design
Rendel, Palmer and Tritton, 1984
Type
Infrastructure/engineering
Period
Historical/contemporary