Westminster Millennium Pier

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Westminster Millennium Pier
BSicon BOOT.svg  London River Services
Westminster pier 1.jpg
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
Portal icon London Transport portal

Westminster Millennium Pier is a pier on the River Thames, in the City of Westminster in London, UK. It is operated by London River Services and served by various river transport and cruise operators.

It is located next to Westminster Bridge on the north bank of the Thames, and is close to one of London's most promininent landmarks, Big Ben.

Construction[edit]

The development of Westminster Millennium Pier was funded by the Millennium Commission as part of the Thames 2000 project, and it was one of five new piers opened in 2000 by the Commission on the Thames (the others being Blackfriars Millennium Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Millennium Pier and Millbank Millennium Pier). Its creation was funded by the project as part of an integrated transport and regeneration strategy for the Thames led by London's Cross River Partnership.[1]

Services[edit]

The pier is served by various services including:

Connections[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Entrance to the Westminster Pier

North bank

South Bank

Lines[edit]

Preceding station   London River Services   Following station
Terminus Westminster to Greenwich Express Service
Terminus Westminster to St Katharine's Circular
toward Westminster Millennium Pier

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ken Livingstone Opens New Millennium Commission Funded Pier". The Millennium Commission press release. 2000-07-13. Retrieved 2008-03-30. 

Coordinates: 51°30′07″N 0°07′24″W / 51.501901°N 0.123223°W / 51.501901; -0.123223