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Byelaw 49 - Pump Out

  1. Pump Out Collection

    There are currently no operators on the river who will come to a moored boat to pump out their tanks. It is expected that this situation will change and this note will be updated regularly to reflect any developments.

  2. Pump Out Facilities

Small Scale

Canal and River Trust

The Canal and River Trust have a pump-out facility, located close to the Thames:

  • Brentford (Thames Lock), Grand Union Canal. Contact [email protected] or on 0303 0404040.

Aquavista Waterside & Marina also operate a Thames facility:

  • Limehouse Basin Marina, contact 0207 308 9930.


The Green Blue Website

The Green Blue website has a list of pump out facilities on the Thames.

Facilities in nearby areas



Details are also available on the Boating on the Thames website and click on the interactive facilities map where you can view and filter the facilities.

Commercial Scale

  1. Pump Out Facilities on or nearby the Thames
    Name Availability
    Brentford (Thames Lock), Grand Union Canal Available
    Along Canals Elsans and Portapottis only
    Chiswick Quay Marina Available
    Chelsea Harbour Available
    Cadogan Pier Available
    Tower Pier Available (time restrictions apply)
    St Katherine's Marina Available
    Tower Bridge Yacht & Boat Company Available
    Hermitage Available
    Limehouse Basin Marina Available
    Southdock Marina Available
    West India Dock Available
    Gallions Point Marina Available
    Mobile pump out (other suppliers may be avaialble)
    • Crown River Cruises 0207 936 2033 (motorised waste and sewage barge)
    • Wilson's Launches 0207 237 5134 (Effluent and small motorised barge)
    • JTC Environmental 01223 424 661

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All information provided herein is current at the time of publication. Inclusion in this guidance does not imply endorsement by the PLA.

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Page updated September 2017.