Westminster Millennium Pier

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 prominent landmarks, Big Ben.

LRS Westminster Millennium Pier
Westminster pier 1.jpg
TypeRiver tourist/leisure services
LocaleRiver Thames, London, UK
OwnerLondon River Services
OperatorLondon River Services
Coordinates51°30′07″N 0°07′24″W / 51.501901°N 0.123223°W / 51.501901; -0.123223Coordinates: 51°30′07″N 0°07′24″W / 51.501901°N 0.123223°W / 51.501901; -0.123223
Westminster Millennium Pier is located in Central London
Westminster Millennium Pier
LRS Westminster Millennium Pier

ConstructionEdit

 
A view from Westminster Pier on the River Thames

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]

ServicesEdit

The pier is served by various services including:

ConnectionsEdit

Local attractionsEdit

 
Entrance to the Westminster Pier

North bank

South Bank

LinesEdit

Preceding station       London River Services   Following station
TerminusWestminster to Greenwich Express Service
Westminster to St Katharine's Circular
 
  Map of Thames piers in London   = TfL piers   = Other operators' piers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ken Livingstone Opens New Millennium Commission Funded Pier". The Millennium Commission press release. 13 July 2000. Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 30 March 2008.