This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 29th Sep 2019
Due to higher than expected tides caused by the weather dumping rain upriver, this event has been cancelled.
The Thames Barrier is closed for a full test once per year for a full day -- and a convenient day to visit.
It's a chance to see the barrier in its fully closed position, and usually coincides with a high tide.
8:00am-10:00am - Gates moving to closed
1:30pm - 3:30pm - Potential for further gate movements
4:00pm - 6:00pm - Thames Barrier moving to open
Cost: Free of Charge
2019-09-29 2019-09-29 Europe/London CANCELLED - Annual Closure of the Thames Barrier The Thames Barrier is closed for a full test once per year for a full day -- and a convenient day to visit. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/09/29/cancelled-annual-closure-of-the-thames-barrier-214664 Thames Barrier,Thames,,London