Bankside Pier

 
 
ADDRESS
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
 

Nearby

 

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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LondonTown.com - Bankside Pier Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

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

Further articles featuring Bankside Pier on LondonTown.com

 
January in London 2012

The Lions Part - Twelfth Night of Christmas Bankside Pier, SE1 9TG 8th January 2012 Twelfth Night is a traditional celebration of the New Year that takes place...

 
 
January 2011

The Lions Part - Twelfth Night of Christmas Bankside Pier, SE1 9TG 3rd January 2011 Twelfth Night is a traditional celebration of the New Year that takes place...

 
 
A London Christmas 2008: Festive Fairs

Bankside Winter Festival Bankside, SE1 9TG Friday 12th - Sunday 21st December 2008 The Frost Fair is back for its sixth year, bringing shopping and festive cheer to...

 
 
Messing about on the River 2009

Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises Riverboat from Westminster to Tower Bridge and back This fun trip allows you to traverse the banks of the...

 
 
London Calendar 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Bankside Pier

Near Bankside Pier
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £86  38% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £86  41% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  38% 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
 
 
 
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Alternative River Piers nearest Bankside Pier

Nearest to Bankside Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Cherry Garden Pier, Southwark, London SE16 | 32 minutes from Bankside Pier
City Cruises Sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. The River Red Rover Ticket option allows you to hop on and off at Westminster Pier, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Bankside Pier

Near Bankside Pier
On Soon
Pompeii
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Tuesday 16th September 2014 - 8pm
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Bankside Pier
Seventeen years after he witnesses the murder of his parents at the hands of corrupt Roman senator Corvus, slave Milo arrives in 79 AD Pompeii to ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Today Only
The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Bankside Pier
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Free Rush Hour Concert: Stravinsky
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 6pm-7pm
St John's Church, Waterloo, Waterloo Road, SE1 | 13 minutes from Bankside Pier
Free rush hour concert at St John's Church in Waterloo....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Bankside Pier

Near Bankside Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
London > Attractions >
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Pier
A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bankside Pier

The best shops and markets near Bankside Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bankside Pier

What are the best dining options near Bankside Pier London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swan at the Globe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Pier
There are problems with this restaurant on the top level of the Globe Theatre: a terrible acoustic makes it horribly loud when full, and the decor ... 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
 
 
 
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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Education near Bankside Pier

Near Bankside Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 21 minutes from Bankside Pier
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 22 minutes from Bankside Pier
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Bankside Pier

Bankside Pier gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 12 minutes from Bankside Pier
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 7 minutes from Bankside Pier
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Bankside Pier

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Pier
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Bankside Pier

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bankside Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 5 minutes from Bankside Pier
... More
 
 
 
 

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Doctor Scroggy's War
Theatre | Until 10th October 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 1 minute walk from Bankside Pier

Howard Brenton and John Dove, the team that brought you Anne Boleyn (Best New Play - What's On Stage Awards) ...More

The Comedy of Errors
Theatre | Until 12th October 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 1 minute walk from Bankside Pier

Talented young director Blanche McIntyre (responsible for The Seagull, and Ciphers) brings a new production of The Comedy of Errors ...More

Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 11th October 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 1 minute walk from Bankside Pier

Shakespeare's Globe artistic director Dominic Dromgoole directs this new staging of Julius Caesar set in Rome with Renaissance costumes. The ...More

 
Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art
Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

A major retrospective of Kazimir Malevich, leading pioneer of abstract art in Russia whose work was banned in the Soviet ...More

 
Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

Photographs and self-portraits by the avant-garde American artist Robert Mapplethorpe are the subject of a free display at Tate Modern, ...More

 
Early Years Open Studio Programme
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

Gallery and studio sessions for young children....More

Evocative
Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2014 

Menier Chocolate Factory 6 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

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Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

St Paul's Cathedral 7 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

The first moving-image artwork to be installed in a British cathedral or church on a long-term basis comprises four colour ...More

Karaoke
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th November 2014 

Belushi's 8 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

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Hand Composition And Letterpress Printing Course
Exhibitions | Until 1st December 2014 

Bridewell Theatre 9 minutes walk from Bankside Pier

Learn how to create your own work using letterpress....More

 
 
 
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