A Quick Overview of Woolich Free Ferry
The Woolwich Ferry is a free vehicle ferry service across the River Thames in East London, connecting Woolwich to the south with North Woolwich to the north. It is licensed and financed by London River Services, the maritime arm of Transport for London (TfL).
- The service is operated by Briggs Marine under licence from TfL and carries both foot passengers and vehicles.
- Around two million passengers use the ferry each year.
- There has been a ferry operating in Woolwich since the 14th century, and commercial crossings operated intermittently until the mid-19th century.