Thames Barrier Officially opened in 1984, it is the world's largest navigable flood barrier and incorporated novel and unique engineering design and operation of equipment. It is vital and effective in London's flood defences as well as being one of the capital's aesthetically pleasing major structures. Project sponsored by the Greater London Council Consulting engineers Rendel Palmer and Tritton. Operated by the National Rivers Authority.
Erected: 14 June 1991
Plaque Colour: Blue
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Location: Thames Barrier Learning Centre, 1 Unity Way, Woolwich SE18
London Borough: Greenwich Borough Council
London Borough Ward: Woolwich Riverside
London Assembly Constituency: Greenwich and Lewisham
UK Parliament Constituency: Greenwich and Woolwich