Thames Barrier Information Centre  

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Unity Way, SE18 5NJ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Thurs-Sun 10.30am-5pm
 
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£3.75 Adults, Concession £3.25 | Under 16 £.25 | Under 5 Free | Families £10
 

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Thames Barrier Information CentreThe Thames Barrier is the largest moveable flood barrier in the world. The Information Centre Cafe has spectacular views of the Barrier, along with working scale model and audio-visual displays.

Buses 161 and 472 run from North Greenwich to the centre.

 

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Underground Stations

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Woolwich Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Charlton Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Calderwood Street Car Park
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  23% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 17 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel ExCel offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Excel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £41  40% off
1018 Dockside Road, E162FQ | 18 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL offers simple, affordable accommodation that's ideally located if you're attending an exhibition or event at the exhibition centre. It's ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  28% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 25 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Attractions for Kids nearest Thames Barrier Information Centre

Nearest to Thames Barrier Information Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mudchute Park & Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Located in the middle of the Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Farm and Park is one of the largest of London's city farms, covering a 32 acre ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 3.2 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
 
 
 
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Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 23 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
From sling-shot to missile, this museum traces the evolution of artillery and really is explosive in content. Housing Europe's widest variety of historic and modern ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Thames Barrier Information Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Thames Barrier Information Centre
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London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 11 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Artillery Barracks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18 | 17 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The Royal Artillery Barrracks are not open to the public. But you can learn about the history of the Gunners at Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum, ... More
 
 
 
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East Greenwich Coaling Jetty
London > Attractions > Sights
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 24 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Originally designed as a coaling jetty to receive and unload coal to fuel Blackwall Point power station, The Jetty has been turned into a temporary platform ... More
 
 
 
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Near Thames Barrier Information Centre
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 11 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
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The O2 Arena
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The centrepiece of the redeveloped Millennium Dome is the O2 Arena, the first purpose-built music venue in London. With a capacity of 23,000, it offers the ... More
 
 
 
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British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Thames Barrier Information Centre
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Greenwich Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Avenue, Se10 | 2.2 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 29 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 36 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
 
 
 
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Potbelly
London > Restaurants >
The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 3 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Aiming to take on Pret and Subway in the sandwich stakes, Potbelly specialises in deep-filled hot, toasted sandwiches, live music and shakes. The sandwich shop on ... More
 
 
 
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Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | 18 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi - O2 Dome
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The O2 Millennium Way, SE10 | 21 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Near Thames Barrier Information Centre
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.6 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5.5 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Thames Barrier Information Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 31 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
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The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 36 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Thames Barrier Information Centre

The best pubs near London Thames Barrier Information Centre.
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 2.4 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
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Thames Barrier Information Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 31 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Due to a fire in August 2016, Studio 338 is currently undergoing a major refurb . In the meantime, check out their ... More
 
 
 
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Thames Barrier Information Centre.
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 2.3 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 21 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 

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