Bridge Lift Times

Want to see when the next Bridge Lift is?

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

Please note that scheduled bridge lifts can be cancelled at short notice and without prior notification to the public. This may be due to unforeseen circumstances or situations outside of our control.

Day Date Time Vessel Direction
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Motor Vessel Le Bellot Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Motor Vessel Dutch Master Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will 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 Gladys Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river
Motor Tanker Fure Vinga Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Down river
Motor Tanker Fure Vinga Down river
Sailing Barge Will Up river
Sailing Barge Will 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 Gladys Down river
Sailing Barge Gladys Up river
Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen Up river
Sailing Barge Gladys 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.

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