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About the PLA

Our operations cover 95 miles of the River Thames. We work to keep commercial and leisure users safe, protect and enhance the environment and promote the use of the river for trade and travel This section includes information on all aspects of our operations, from how they are financed to boats we operate and the services we provide.
Our responsibilities, our management, our boats
Watch our films about what we do and the people who do it
We work to ensure that the Thames continues to be a safe and enjoyable environment for trade, recreation and tourism
Our photographers are out and about at most Thames events.
Our vision is a safe, vibrant and sustainable river. To find out more about our mission, strategy and priorities use the link.
PLA Charges Schedules
The PLA's history goes back over 100 years