Embankment Pier can be found on the north side of the river Thames, opposite Embankment tube station. It is an ideal Central London location to board your disco boat for private hire, or if you have boat party tickets.
Victoria Embankment, London WS2N 6NU. Opposite Embankment Underground Station
Embankment Underground Station.
Charing Cross Rail & Underground Station (3 mins walk)
Nearest bus routes: From the Strand (via Villiers Street) 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176, 453, 711, 741, X1, X2, X10
Wheelchair access: Ramped access available via the upstream (westernmost) access ramp.
Parking: Metered on-street parking available on Victoria Embankment.
Licensed black taxis pass regularly along Victoria Embankment. There are also taxi ranks at Charing Cross Station and Embankment Place (under rail bridge)
Stand on Embankment pier and look to your right and you will see the so called 'Cleopatra's Needle'. Actually nothing to do with Cleopatra, it was gifted to the UK in 1819 by Egypt to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte. It had a tough journey over here and was close to sinking when a rescue boat was sent out. Unfortunately treacherous weather overturned the rescue boat and 6 crew lost their lives. Their names are inscribed on a plaque at the base of the pillar.
“Thank you so much for all your help in organising my sons 5th birthday party. Everything was superb and went so well. Please give our special thanks to the Captain and the crew, they were amazing and really appreciate their coming back for 2 kids which were left behind due to traffic. Will be definitely recommending to my friends, it was an experience I'll treasure.”Shivani, Golden Star, 12th October
“On behalf of the Virgin Atlantic team, thank you very much for your assistance in arranging our party on 5 September. Your team were fabulous and we had an excellent event. Many thanks for being so accommodating, and I look forward to speaking to you next year!”Virgin Atlantic, Golden Flame, 5th September
“Apologies for the delay in getting back to you (I've had a couple of days off to recover), but just to say everything went really smoothly and, as I'd hoped, the trip up the Thames was a perfect thing to do following a day of intense presentations and discussions. The staff were great and really helped set the atmosphere.”Lewisham Council, Golden Star, 25th June
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