- Greenwich Pier
Greenwich Pier is a
pieron the River Thamesin the Londonborough of Greenwich, UK. It is operated by London River Servicesand called at by various river cruise operators, mostly operating public cruise services to and from Central London.
Greenwich is a popular tourist destination in London and is now a
World Heritage Site. The pier is immediately adjacent to the clipper ship Cutty Sark, the Gypsy Moth IVand the Greenwich Hospital, and within two minutes walk of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park, the Royal Naval College and 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.
Greenwich is a major stop for several river service operating companies, including:
* the Thames commuter catamaran service run by
Thames Clipperfrom Embankment, via Tower Millennium Pier, Canary Wharf and on to the O2 and Woolwich Arsenal Pier
* the Wesminster-Greenwich cruise service by
Thames River Services
City Cruisestourist cruise via Westminster, Waterloo and Tower piers
Greenwich Pier provides a number of transport interchange possibilities:
* Cutty Sark station (
Docklands Light Railway)
Greenwich station(DLR and National Rail)
Greenwich Foot Tunnelunder the Thames
Island Gardens DLR station(across the river on the Isle of Dogs)
*129 between Greenwich and
North Greenwich tube station(North Greenwich bus station).
Thamesmeadtown centre and Peckhambus garage.
Belvedereindustrial estate and Lewishamtown centre.
Russell Squareand North Greenwich tube station.
Catfordbus garage and Canada Water Station.
*286 between Greenwich and
SidcupQueen Mary's Hospital.
North Greenwich tube station.
Bexleyheathshopping centre and North Greenwich tube station
Thamesmeadtown centre and Tottenham Court Road.
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