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London Fire Brigade E31 Forest Hill Fire Station

London Fire Brigade E31 Forest Hill Fire Station

Details of London Fire Brigade’s E31 Forest Hill Fire Station, including Address, Allocation and History.

Forest Hill Fire Station

Command District:  Southeastern
Borough: Lewisham
Station Callsign: E31
Opened:  1972
Address:  155 Stanstead Road, London SE23 1HP


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London Fire Brigade Forest Hill Fire Station began construction in 1971 and opened in 1972.

The station was built to replace the London County Council Perry Vale Fire Station dating from 1901, which had come to the end of its operational life.

Perry Vale, although closed received Grade II Listed Building status on 12th March 1973. The building was used by Lewisham Council until 2008 but has since been converted into apartments.