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Byelaw 49 - Pump Out

  1. Pump Out Collection

    There are currently no operators on the river who will come to a moored boat to pump out their tanks. It is expected that this situation will change and this note will be updated regularly to reflect any developments.

  2. Pump Out Facilities

    1. Small Scale

      1. Canal and River Trust

        The Canal and River Trust have two pump-out facilities that are located close to the Thames. These are located at:

      2. The Green Blue Website

        The Green Blue website has a list of pump out facilities on the Thames.

      3. Facilities in nearby areas
      4. Other

        Details are also available on the Boating on the Thames website and click on the interactive facilities map where you can view and filter the facilities.

    2. Commercial Scale

      Pump Out Facilities on or nearby the Thames
      Name Availability
      Brentford (Thames Lock), Grand Union Canal Available
      Along Canals Elsans and Portapottis only
      Chiswick Quay Marina Available
      Chelsea Harbour Available
      Cadogan Pier Available
      Tower Pier Available (time restrictions apply)
      St Katherine's Marina Available
      Tower Bridge Yacht & Boat Company Available
      Hermitage Available
      Limehouse Basin Marina Available
      Southdock Marina Available
      West India Dock Available
      Gallions Point Marina Available
      Mobile pump out (other suppliers may be avaialble)
      • Crown River Cruises 0207 936 2033 (motorised waste and sewage barge)
      • Wilson's Launches 0207 237 5134 (Effluent and small motorised barge)
      • JTC Environmental 01223 424 661

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All information provided herein is current at the time of publication. Inclusion in this guidance does not imply endorsement by the PLA.

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Page updated September 2017.