Bridge Lift Times

Planning a visit to London and want to see when the next Bridge Lift is?

All Lifts are listed below or use the search function to filter dates.

Day Date Time Vessel Direction
Maintenance Craft Scheldemond II Up river
MTS (Tug) Thames Vixen Up river
Maintenance Craft Scheldemond II Down river
MTS (Tug) Thames Vixen Down river
Maintenance Craft Scheldemond II Up river
MTS (Tug) Thames Vixen Up river
Maintenance Craft Scheldemond II Down river
MTS (Tug) Thames Vixen Down river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Ardwina Up river
Sailing Barge Ardwina Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river
Sailing Barge Ardwina Up river
Sailing Barge Ardwina Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
2012 Opening Ceremony. Copyright Clive Totman

Iconic Bridge Lifts

Ever wondered what vessels Tower Bridge lifts for? We’ve taken a look through our archives to find some of the most interesting and iconic boats and ships that have passed through Tower Bridge since 1894.

Information for ship's agents, owners or Masters

If your vessel has a mast or superstructure of 30ft (9m) or more and would like to enter or leave the Upper Pool of London, find out how to book a Bridge Lift for your vessel here.

See inside Tower Bridge

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