PIER - Westminster pier

Westminster Pontoon Extension

Westminster pier is one of the main stops for the Thames River Services. Boats pick up and alight at Westminster Pier and connect this part of the capital with St Katharine’s Dock, Greenwich and Hampton Court Palace. Alongside these regular services, City Cruises also operates from Westminster Pier, with regular leisure cruises between Westminster and Greenwich. It is located next to Big Ben, and the Houses of Westminster and the district line tunnels run only 15m from the where we are installing the new mooring pile. The scope for this contract is the fabrication, transportation and installation of a 32 metre extension. This includes management of the detachment of the existing pontoon, installation of the new pontoon, and the re-attachment of the existing structure. Crane lifts are being carried out from various marine plant.