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Thames Barrier Park

North Woolwich Road, London E16 2HP, England
+44 20 7476 3741
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Two different places: Thames Barrier Info Centre & Thames Barrier Park. Both worth seeing.

First of all, this listing is confusing. The Thames Barrier Park is on the north shore of the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Let Down Slightly

OK this is a place I wanted to look at for the Shear Engineering Achievement but unfortunately the... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Darren S
via mobile
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Travellers talk about
“sunken garden” (9 reviews)
“pontoon dock” (16 reviews)
“dlr station” (6 reviews)
North Woolwich Road, London E16 2HP, England
+44 20 7476 3741
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

First of all, this listing is confusing. The Thames Barrier Park is on the north shore of the river, in Silvertown near London City Airport. The Pontoon Dock DLR station is right next to it. It's a pretty park with some innovative shrubbery design, and...More

Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

OK this is a place I wanted to look at for the Shear Engineering Achievement but unfortunately the visitor centre was closed so my advice is check on there website if your planning a visit and also it will list certain times the barrier will...More

2  Thank Darren S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Thames Barrier Park is a quiet little riverside park in a lovely location just opposite the domes of the Thames Flood Barrier and is extremely well kept and ideal for a picnic. We had a lovely stroll through the sunken garden which has a...More

6  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Wonderful park to walk around in especially during the warmer months. they have planted lovely flowers, bushes and trees. Next to it is a new playground and a cafe, perfect if you bring smaller kids. As it is near the water it tends to be...More

Thank siljej132
Reviewed 13 September 2017

There is a nice coffee shop with food etc, public toilets available and plenty of parking spaces. Once parked up there are few steps to go up and then you get the full view of the thames barrier. Its best to join this visit with...More

1  Thank a2amali
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This fabulous little park, designed by Allain Provost and Patel Taylor, is based around a green trench running through the site that echoes the site's dockland heritage! The trench contains playful wavy hedges and strips of coloured plants that lead up to a viewing point...More

1  Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed the cafe and used the clean loos. Kids played football and basketball. Looks like there will soon be exercise equipment as men were putting it in. Lovely place for a picnic by the Thames. Good view of flights taking off from City...More

Thank familywatts
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Conveniently situated next to Pontoon Dock DLR station, this riverside park was opened in the year 2000 after a heavily polluted site of a chemical company was decontaminated and reused. Since we remember trudging through the waste land so that we could get a good...More

Thank kennethbarker
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Lovely quiet park worth visiting to escape the city traffic and fast paced life style. Great views of the Thames

Thank MsKMs
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Don't know where to start with this park it's just great my kids love this park I'm always here and spend all day over there as there is so much grass to sit on you can just sit and chill

Thank Charlie G
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1 March 2017|
Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
i think after 09:30
Ophelia M
8 February 2017|
Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
No, it's a free Park.