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Many ports claim to be London (Southamton, Dover and Harwich) but the Port of London Authority recognise three locations for cruise ships (and another one for private yachts).  The three are Tilbury (which has its own port page.acyually called London Cruise Terminal), and Greenwich and Tower Bridge which are described by me as "Other London Moorings".  The Tower of London berth is only usable by small ships, and is popular with Silversea.

Greenwich pier was used in 2009 by HAL but it was such a disaster that Captain Albert, captain of the Prinsendam at the time (the ship involved) vowed he would never go there again.  I think in theory cruises from there are still possible, but I don´t know of any.  There were plans for a new cruise terminal for London and this was to be in time for the London Olympics.  The Olympics came and went, but there was no cruise terminal, I suspect the project collapsed due to the credit crunch.  Five years later there is still no sign, although the new port at Stanford-le-Hope went ahead.  The latest is that Greenwich pier is still operational (c.f. Port of London Authority) and the new cruise terminal is still planned (c.f. enderbys-wharf [2 September, 2016]).  The old facility at Tilbury may not look much, but it works; it even has a floating pontoon so the ship does not have to change the gangplank position as the tide comes and goes, and it will tide us over while Greenwich is sorted out.

link description
maps.google.co.uk/maps HMS Belfast
maps.google.co.uk/maps Greenwich pier
maps.google.co.uk/maps Endersby Wharf
Pool of London Wikipedia.
HMS Belfast Wikipedia.
Greenwich Wikipedia.
Triposo United Kingdom
Triposo London
Lon.php Shared page about London for all ports that serve London

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