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London Fire Brigade Lambeth Fire Station-H22

London Fire Brigade Lambeth Fire Station

Details of London Fire Brigade’s H22 Lambeth Fire Station, including Address, Allocation and History.

Lambeth Fire Station

Command District:  Southwestern
Borough: Lambeth
Station Callsign: H22
Opened:  21 July 1937
Address: 8 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SD


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Lambeth Fire Station was constructed and opened on 21 July 1937 replacing the existing Brigade Headquarters and training school in Southwark.

Although officially opened in July, the fire station became operational in April 1937 allowing the closure of Vauxhall, Waterloo Road, and Battersea River Fire Stations.

Lambeth’s main building was granted Grade II Listed Building status on the 2nd December 2002 with the Drill Tower receiving its own Grade II listing on the same date.

The London Fire Brigade moved its HQ back to the Southwark area in 2007 and although the fire station at Lambeth is still operational, the future of the rest of the site has not been settled.

A scheme to redevelop the building as luxury apartments was denied planning permission, whilst the currently proposed scheme would see the LFB Museum being given a permanent home and a new purpose-built fire station being constructed.

At the time of writing, no formal proposal has been accepted and no works have begun.

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