Boats and river noise
The London Port Health Authority has general powers to investigate complaints about excessive noise on the river. You can make a complaint by visiting the London Port Health Authority's contact details page.
You can also contact our noise team. Information on how to make a report is available on the noise and antisocial behaviour page.
You can find more information regarding noise issues on London’s navigable waterways, including the powering of vessels, tourist and party boats, piers and moorings and wharves and boatyards here:
- Port Health Authority’s article on Noise on the Tidal Thames
- The Port of London code of practice on passenger vessels
- Tower Bridge lift times
Page last updated: 22 October 2019