Greenwich Pier

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Greenwich Pier
BSicon BOOT.svg  London River Services
Greenwich Pier
Greenwich Pier
Locale River Thames, London, UK
Transit type River bus and tourist/leisure services
Owner London River Services
Operator London River Services
Other operators and services
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The sound of the gangway that connects the pier to the riverbank, moving with the tide. Recorded January 2012.

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Greenwich Pier is a pier on the River Thames in the London borough of Greenwich, UK. It is operated by London River Services and called at by various river cruise operators, mostly operating public cruise services to and from Central London. It is currently undergoing major refurbishment and a temporary dock is in place.

Local attractions[edit]

Greenwich is a popular tourist destination in London and is now a World Heritage Site. The pier is immediately adjacent to the 1869-built clipper ship Cutty Sark, the Old Royal Naval College and the Greenwich Hospital, and an approximately 500 metre walk from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park, and 200 metres from central Greenwich, with its covered market and shops. Due to its proximity to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich Pier lies just to the west of the Prime Meridian. (Sir Francis Chichester's yacht Gypsy Moth IV, which was for many years on display close to Greenwich Pier and Cutty Sark, is no longer on the site.)

Services[edit]

Greenwich is a major stop for several river service operating companies, including:

Transport connections[edit]

Greenwich Pier provides a number of transport interchange possibilities:

Buses[edit]

Preceding station   London River Services   Following station
Commuter Service
Westminster to Greenwich Express Service Terminus

Coordinates: 51°29′02.48″N 0°0′33.92″W / 51.4840222°N 0.0094222°W / 51.4840222; -0.0094222