Thames Barrier Information Centre

Thames Barrier Information Centre

Thames Barrier Information Centre
One of the largest movable flood barriers in the world

The Thames Barrier spans 520 metres across the river Thames near Woolwich and protects 125 square kilometres of central London from flooding caused by tidal surges. It has 10 steel gates that can be raised into position across the river Thames.

The Thames Barrier Information Centre is a small, informative exhibition about the past, present and future of the Thames Barrier with spectacular views.

Day room hire also available for up to 60 people with catering for functions including receptions. workshops, leisure activities, wakes, group talks, afternoon tea and family celebrations.

Events Spaces

Name of Room/SpaceReceptionDinnerDinner & DanceTheatreBoardroomClassroomCabaretExhibition Space (m2)
The View Room    20-60  20-50              n/a   20-60        8-24     10-48   20-50                     –
Charles Draper Room    20-35    24              n/a   20-40        8-22     10-24   20-40                     –


The rooms are fitted with modern technology for presentations and talks.

Group talks about the Thames Barrier can also be added to your conference.