Mayor of London's New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

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London's spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks display at the EDF Energy London Eye is famous around the world.

At  midnight, Big Ben's famous "bongs" will ring out, followed by the UK's largest annual fireworks display.

Celebrations will continue until the early hours – staying until the end will make it easier to leave the viewing areas and go home.

Where to Watch the Fireworks

Each year around 250,000 people watch the fireworks in central London.

There are designated viewing areas, which will close once full. Visitors will be re-directed to other viewing areas as they fill up. 

If you don't fancy braving the crowds, you can watch the fireworks live on television!

Travelling to and From Central London

If you are travelling into Central London on New Year's Eve, make sure you plan your journey in advance. There will be major changes to regular Tube and train services, plus road and bridge closures.

There will be queuing systems and may be different routes and station exits on the night. You may not be able to travel home using the same route that you took in.

Plan your journey in advance with Transport for London (TfL), and make sure you follow the directions of stewards and police on the night.

Public transport will be extremely busy – your journey will take much longer than usual, and queues of up to 90 minutes are expected at stations close to the fireworks once they've finished. Consider walking part of your journey home.

Use Transport for London's Journey Planner, National Rail Enquiries and london.gov.uk for more information about transport on New Year's Eve.

Safety Tips

  • Stay together with friends and have a designated meeting point in case you get split up
  • Do not bring glass into the viewing areas
  • Keep valuables well hidden – pickpockets operate in large crowds
  • Wrap up warm, as you will be standing around for several hours
  • Allow plenty of time for your journey home

Pubs and bars will mostly be ticketed on the night – make sure you plan in advance if you're celebrating in central London.

Practical Information

EDF Energy London Eye

Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

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EDF Energy London Eye

Address
Riverside Building, County Hall
Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7PB
Telephone:
0871 781 3000
Public transport:
Tube: Westminster/Embankment Train: Waterloo/Charing Cross