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The Cleaner Thames campaign is all about stopping rubbish getting in the River Thames.

Every year hundreds of tonnes of plastic bottles, food wrappers and other rubbish gets into the Thames, harming creatures including fish, seals and birds. Backed by international explorer, Paul Rose the campaign has a simple message: Bin it for a Cleaner Thames.

Our featured videos are part of the Vision Project.

Voices of the Thames enabled us to conduct a series of interviews with people who love the river to find out What the Thames means to them.

You can also browse the PLA video archive in our Media Centre or via our YouTube channel.





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New Year’s Eve Fireworks

31 December 2016/1 January 2017
Thames, Central London

London will celebrate New Year’s Eve and welcome 2017 with the Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Lighting Display in King’s Reach on the Thames. This is the busiest night of the year for passenger boats in central London. Our harbour masters and launches control river traffic around the display, supported by our navigation centre at Woolwich.



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Visit our dedicated recreational users' website, Boating on the Thames. The site provides guidance and advice to assist you in navigating the tidal Thames for the first time, or even if you're a regular visitor.