Thames Barrier Information Centre

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Unity Way, SE18 5NJ 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Thurs-Sun 10.30am-5pm
 
PRICES
£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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What to do in London Throughout 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Near Thames Barrier Information Centre
Ramada Hotel & Suites London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  37% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 17 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the Ramada Docklands offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of the London Docklands ... More
 
 
 
Aloft London ExCeL
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  37% off
Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 18 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
A fresh, fun alternative to stay and play awaits you at Aloft London Excel. Aloft is the only hotel in ExCeL London (directly connected to the ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Excel Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  25% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 23 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
There's not much point in staying in the Docklands if you're not right on the waterfront, and this spotless Novotel offers some stunning views from its ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Discover Children's Story Centre
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
383-387 High Street, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 3.6 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Discover is a fantastic storytelling centre in Stratford East. Story Trails and Garden Trails run frequently and vary from carnival costumes to Capoeira moves, from wizards ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Thames Barrier Information Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Thames Barrier Information Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 31 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula intended as a space for a series of commissions, each ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Thames Barrier Information Centre

Near Thames Barrier Information Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Thames Barrier Information Centre

The best shops and markets near Thames Barrier Information Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bookshop on the Heath
London > Shopping > Books
74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 2.4 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
A book lovers gem. As one of London's oldest and last remaining second-hand bookshops, this bookshop stocks signed first editions and collectables as well as local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near Thames Barrier Information Centre

What are the best dining options near Thames Barrier Information Centre London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Zizzi - O2 Dome
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The O2 Millennium Way, SE10 | 21 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
UCI Complex, Bugby's Way, SE10 | 22 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Thames Barrier Information Centre

Near Thames Barrier Information Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5.7 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Thames Barrier Information Centre

Thames Barrier Information Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 2.1 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.4 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near Thames Barrier Information Centre

The best pubs near London Thames Barrier Information Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, , SE10 | 2.4 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Thames Barrier Information Centre

Thames Barrier Information Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.3 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 31 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Following a major refurbishment, Studio 338 reopened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 33 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Thames Barrier Information Centre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Thames Barrier Information Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 2.9 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 22 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Elvis At The O2: The Exhibition Of His Life
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

The O2 Arena 1.73 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

A retrospective of the life and career of Elvis Aaron Presley, which includes around 300 artefacts from Graceland, and a ...More

Have A Go At Let It Go At Sky Studios, O2
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

The O2 Arena 1.73 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

To celebrate Disney's Frozen on Sky Movies from Christmas Day, Sky Studios are hosting a Frozen-themed experience in the main ...More

Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and ...More

 
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores ...More

 
Longitude Punk'd
Longitude Punk'd
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Longitude Punk'd celebrates the wacky inventors, star-gazing scientists and elegant explorers of the eighteenth century. The Royal Observatory in Greenwich ...More

 
War Artists At Sea
War Artists At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's ...More

 
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2016 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Five hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation ...More

 
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Opening on Trafalgar Day (21st October 2013), Nelson, Navy, Nation is a new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum ...More

 
The Lighthouse Keeper
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Listen to stories from lighthouse keepers as you explore the Guiding Lights exhibition....More

 

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Natural History Museum Ice Rink
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The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square ...More

 
The Cribs
Concerts | On 12th February 2015 

Electric Ballroom

The award-winning three-piece who hail originally from Wakefield performs its indie-rock originals for the NME Awards at London's Electric Ballroom. ...More

The Paper Cinema's Odyssey
The Paper Cinema's Odyssey
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

Three musicians and two puppeteers bring the Paper Cinema's contemporary retelling of Homer's epic poem, The Odessy, to life at ...More

 
Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
Dance | 14th April 2015 - 18th April 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian leading ballerina, Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre and a star of the Mariinsky Ballet, Diana Vishneva performs ...More

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2015: SelgasCano
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Exhibitions | Next performance 22nd December 2014 

Serpentine Gallery

Spanish architects SelgasCano have been chosen to design the Serpentine Pavilion in 2015, a great honour in the ...More

 
Babaji Pide
Opened December 2014 

Alan Yau, the restaurateur who created Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan, and Yauatcha, is behind this Turkish pizzeria on Shaftesbury Avenue. ...More

Brew Putney
Brew Putney
Opened 24th November 2014 

At 3,000 square feet Brew Putney on Lower Richmond Road is the fourth and largest Brew Cafe, offering not ...More

 
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Opened 1st December 2014 

Authentic wood-fired pizzas and freshly made pasta dishes are the order of the day at Bocconcino Pizzeria, a high-end pizza ...More

 
 
 
 
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