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 promininent landmarks, Big Ben.

Construction
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, Waterloo Millennium 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.

Services
The pier is served by various services including:
  • summer leisure cruises between Westminster and Greenwich ( City Cruises)
  • the Westminster to St Katharine's Circular ( Crown River Cruises)


Transport links
London Underground:
  • Westminster tube station for Jubilee, Circle and District lines
  • Waterloo tube station is a short walk over Westminster Bridge
National Rail:
  • Waterloo railway station for National Rail (also over Westminster Bridge)
London River Services
  • Waterloo Millennium Pier (also over Westminster Bridge)
London Buses Buses stopping on Westminster Bridge are the nearest services.

Local attractions
North bank
  • Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster
  • Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's, Westminster
  • Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
  • The Boudica statue
South Bank
  • London Eye
  • London Aquarium
  • Dali Universe
  • Florence Nightingale Museum


London River Services Westminster Millennium Pier Locale River Thames, London, UK Transit type River bus and tourist/leisure services Owner London River Services Operator London River Services London River Services
  • City Cruises
  • London Eye
  • Bateaux London
  • Crown River Cruises
  • Lower Thames & Medway
  • Woolwich Ferry
  • Thames Clipper
  • Thames Executive Charters
  • Thames River Services
  • Turks Launches
  • Westminster Passenger Services
  • Waverley Excursions
Preceding station London River Services Following station Terminus Westminster to Greenwich Express Service Terminus Westminster to St Katharine's Circular

Building Activity

  • removed a media
    about 6 years ago via OpenBuildings.com