Bankside Pier  

 
 
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Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Commuter Services: approx Mon to Fri 10.55am-5.15pm, Weekends 9.25am-5.15pm | Depart every 20-30 mins
 

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Bankside PierBankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pierhop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and riverbus services run to The O2 Arena and Woolwich Arsenal. The pier is owned and operated by London River Services Limited, a subsidiary of TfL (Transport for London), who run eight passenger piers on the Thames between Millbank and Greenwich.

 

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Underground Stations

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Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  38% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Pier
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  26% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Pier
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  38% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Pier
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative River Piers nearest Bankside Pier

Nearest to Bankside Pier
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Greenwich Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 | 4.1 miles from Bankside Pier
Greenwich Pier delivers boat loads of visitors to the major tourist attractions of the area: the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory and Old Royal Naval College ... More
 
 
 
Swan Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Swan Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Bankside Pier
Thames Leisure own and operate from Swan Pier in the City, running boat parties from here up and down the River Thames.... More
 
 
 
Blackfriars Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Victoria Embankment, City, London EC4V | 8 minutes from Bankside Pier
Riverbus services run from Blackfriars Pier Monday to Friday, during peak hours and evenings only, to the O2 Arena and Woolwich Arsenal. Opened in 2000, it ... More
 
 
 
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Travel near Bankside Pier

Near Bankside Pier
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Bankside Pier
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Pier
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
 
 
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Bankside Pier
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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BRITISH LANDSCAPE: Art Collectors Preview - Above and Beyond
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th June to 2nd July 2017 - 11am-6pm
Bankside Pier, 48 Hopton Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More
 
 
 
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The Tempest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th Jun and 27th Jun to 2nd Jul 2017 - Various Times
Bankside Pier, 56 Park Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Pier
...More
 
 
 
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Lettice & Lovage
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th May to 8th July 2017 - Various Times
Bankside Pier, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Pier
Trevor Nunn directs the first major revival of Peter Shaffer's award-winning comedy, which charts the unlikely friendship of a fanciful stately home tour guide, who repeatedly ...More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Pier
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Pier
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Pier
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bankside Pier

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside Pier
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Pier
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Pier
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern: The Tanks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Pier
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bankside Pier

The best shops and markets near Bankside Pier
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Pier
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Pier
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Swan, Shakespeare's Globe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Pier
Cheek by jowl with Shakespeare's Globe, Swan bar and restaurant benefits from a wonderful riverside location with stunning views ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tas Pide
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Pier
... More
 
 
 
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Tas Pide
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Pier
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Education near Bankside Pier

Near Bankside Pier
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Bankside Pier
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 17 minutes from Bankside Pier
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 19 minutes from Bankside Pier
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Pier gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside Pier
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 9 minutes from Bankside Pier
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Bankside Pier
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Bankside Pier

The best pubs near London Bankside Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Pier clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Bankside Pier
... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bankside Pier

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bankside Pier.
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Pier
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 5 minutes from Bankside Pier
... More
 
 
 
 

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Twelfth Night
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George Condo
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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

Works by the American artist, encompassing both abstraction and figuration through painting and sculpture....More

Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

Provocative sculptures, drawings and writing of an autobiographical nature, addressing universal experiences such as birth, death, love, loss and fear....More

Gerhard Richter
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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

The group of six paintings, named after the avant-garde composer John Cage, are the outcome of several layers of painting ...More

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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

Works bringing together three different approaches to the relationship between form and texture in photography from three distinct moments in ...More

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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

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Marcel Duchamp: Fountain 1917
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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

A replica from 1964 of the artist's iconic readymade, considered one of the most influential works of the 20th century....More

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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

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