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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London's Best Events 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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Hotels near Thames Barrier Information Centre

Near Thames Barrier Information Centre
Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  25% 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 £57  23% 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 £46  25% 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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

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

 
An Evening With The Stars
Kids Events | Until 28th February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 2.16 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Astronomy-themed events....More

Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 28th February 2015 

Greenwich Theatre 2.37 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

A modern version of Shakespeare's classic comedy from Reading Between the Lines, directed by Hal Chambers (Sam Rose In The ...More

Waterloo: Life & Times
Waterloo: Life & Times
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2015 

Fan Museum 2.39 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Visit Waterloo: Life And Times, a temporary exhibition at one of London's quirkiest museums, and see how fans were designed ...More

 
Friday Night Comedy
Comedy | On 27th February 2015 

Up the Creek 2.45 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

MC Ian Smith introduces Tom Davis, Andrew Ryan and Damian Clark to the stage to perform their most recent stand-up ...More

Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra, Side-By-Side
Concerts | On 27th February 2015 

Blackheath Halls 2.48 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

Jonathan Tilbrook conducts the final Side-By-Side this season in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6 in B Minor (Pathetique)....More

Luca Silvestrini's Protein: Windows In Progress
Dance | On 27th February 2015 

Greenwich Dance Agency, The Borough Hall 2.53 miles from Thames Barrier Information Centre

An interactive performance set within shop windows, exploring a world where mythology and reality are blurred....More

 
 
 
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