"The Woolwich Ferry" Transport for London Tip by Elodie_Caroline

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  The Woolwich Ferry
by Elodie_Caroline

Me and my hubby had been on a very uneventful trip to Greenwich one Sunday. We were going to get a look at and take some some photos of The Cutty Sark, and then look around the market there, but we couldn't find anywhere to park.
So once we had left there, we drove into Woolwich. Chris knows this area very well as he used to bring his kids here to see their mum, when she lived here with her girlfriend.

Anyway, the most fun thing here to do is: ride from one side of the Thames to the other on the Ferry. Which is exactly what we done! We queued up, got on, went from this side to that, took a couple of photos of the Tate and Lyle factory, and of Canary Wharf, with the Thames Barrier in front of it.

This was quite fun, and quite a laugh for us. There was some long haired bloke on there with an ancient Ford Anglia, and he actually got out of his car to tke photos of the Thames barrier. I wondered if he was a member of VT?! it's only silly buggers like us on here that usually do things like that! hahahahaha ;)

Monday 6.10am to 8pm, two boats
(10-minute service)
Tuesday 6.10am to 8pm, two boats
(10-minute service)
Wednesday 6.10am to 8pm, two boats
(10-minute service)
Thursday 6.10am to 8pm, two boats
(10-minute service)
Friday 6.10am to 8pm, two boats
(10-minute service)
Saturday 6.10am to 8pm, one boat
(15-minute service)
Last trip South - North 7.45pm
Sunday 11.30am to 7.30pm, one boat
(15-minute service)
Last trip South - North 7.15pm

There is a maximum height restriction of 4.7 metres, or 15.5 feet, and a maximum width restriction of 3.5 metres, or 11.5 feet.

Abnormal loads
Those needing special arrangements for abnormal loads should contact the ferry manager on the telephone number listed on the right. Vehicles displaying Hazchem signs are prohibited.

Address: Woolwich
Directions: Nearest Bus, North Greenwich Bus Station. Near Cutter Lane. 4th Floor.
Phone: +44 343 222 1234
Website: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/buses/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 21, 2007
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