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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    Crowne Plaza London Docklands
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  39% 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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  27% off
    Bugsby Way, SE10 | 26 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
    Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks Docklands
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  38% off
    Silvertown Way, E16 | 37 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
    The shimmering business parks of the Docklands are a tribute to the spirit of modernity, and this clean, efficient hotel, with air conditioning and Wi-Fi throughout ... More
     
     
     
     
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Great London Swim
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Saturday 18th July 2015
    Royal Victoria Dock, Connaught Road, E16 | 11 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
    If you've ever fancied the challenge of swimming in the Thames then this is your chance. The Great London Swim challenges you ...More
     
     
     
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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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    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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    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
     
     
     
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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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    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
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    Nando's
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    UCI Complex, Bugby's Way, SE10 | 22 minutes from Thames Barrier Information Centre
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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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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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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 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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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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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    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

    Movie Moments
    Kids Events | Until 17th May 2015 

    The O2 Arena 1.73 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

    Sky Studios are bringing movies to life with free interactive fun for the whole family....More

    Jim Curtis
    Kids Events | Until 17th May 2015 

    The O2 Arena 1.73 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

    Sky Studios are bringing movies to life with free interactive fun for the whole family to enjoy....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

     
    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 19th July 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

     
    Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The Uncharted
    Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The Uncharted
    Theatre | Until 31st August 2015 

    National Maritime Museum 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

    Punchdrunk Enrichment's largest production to date, Against Captain's Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted gives 6 to 12 year old ...More

     
    LSO Brass Masterclass: Paul Milner, Bass Trombone
    Concerts | On 27th April 2015 

    Old Royal Naval College 2.33 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

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    Painted Hall: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

    Old Royal Naval College 2.33 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

    Find out more about one of Europe's finest banqueting rooms....More

    Hidden Details Of The Ornc
    Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2015 

    Old Royal Naval College 2.33 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

    See winning photographs and some of the runners up in the Flickr photography competition....More

     
     
     
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