Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Thames Barrier

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51°29'50"00°02'13" show decimal

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Thames Barrier
nr Barrier Approach, Woolwich, London

The Thames Barrier, opened in 1984, was built to protect the City of London against high tides that can occur from the Thames Estuary.

How to get here:

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Rail: Charlton Station - Exit the station and head north along Charlton Church Lane. Turn right into Woolwich Road and follow it until you reach Eastmoor Street on the left, then follow this to the Thames Barrier Information Learning Centre. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBarrier

Photo

Photograph taken: 30th July 2011 by Mark Scales

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The Runaway Bride
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4 Jul 2006
The Doctor finds himself on top of the barrier.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 30th July 2011 by Mark Scales

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The Runaway Bride
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4 Jul 2006
The Doctor finds himself on top of the barrier.

The Runaway Bride
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4 Jul 2006
The Christmas Star above London

 

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Greenwich Peninsula (Silver Nemesis): 1.26 miles.

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National Maritime Museum (Dimensions in Time): 2.05 miles.

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Cutty Sark (Dimensions in Time): 2.24 miles.

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One Canada Square (Army of Ghosts, Doomsday): 2.51 miles.

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Wapping Old Stairs (The Talons of Weng-Chiang): 4.30 miles.

Related Stories

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The Runaway Bride [4 Jul 2006]: Shots of the Thames Barrier

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Turn Left [related, re-used from The Runaway Bride]: The Christmas Star over London.

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