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A whistle-stop tour of the broad range of capability and activity that the PLA offers.
Our new strategy is centred on three roles for the PLA:


The Port of London Authority Handbook 2017 provides all you need to know about port operations on the Thames from the terminals to shipping services and the PLA’s work to support safe operations.
Keep up-to-date with all the news about the Tidal Thames and view past issues of our FREE online publications - Tidal Thames News.

Annual Report & Accounts

Our 2016 Annual Report & Accounts covers the highlights of the year and includes expanded governance and risk management sections.

Recreational Users' Guide

Easy-to-use, two-sided map, highlighting key points of interest for leisure users navigating the Thames. The guide is in two parts to cover the 95-mile length of the tidal Thames, PDF download links are provided below.