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About Us

About the PLA

Our operations cover 95 miles of the River Thames. We work to keep commercial and leisure users safe, protect and enhance the environment and promote the use of the river for trade and travel This section includes information on all aspects of our operations, from how they are financed to boats we operate and the services we provide.
Find out more about our responsibilities, our management, our boats and more.
Visit the PLA Media Centre to watch our films, view our photo galleries, news articles and publications to find out what we do and the people who do it.
Our new strategy is centred on three roles for the PLA:


The published rates and charges for services provided by the PLA.
We hold a Stakeholder Forum every May – our equivalent to an Annual General Meeting – giving stakeholders opportunity to find more about our strategy, ask questions and meet the Board/Executive team.