London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House  

 
 
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Situated in Winchester House, this Grade II listed building was the home of Eyre Massey Shaw, the first chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (later the London Fire Brigade). The museum holds a wealth of information and exhibits depicting the history of firefighting in London from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day.


 

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Borough Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
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5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  36% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  34% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  32% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Kirkaldy Testing Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
99 Southwark Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Working equipment and exhibition about the machinery David Kirkaldy designed to experiment and test the strength of materials to uniform standards. The entrance is in Price's ... More
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Jasmine Johnson: Upright
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th September to 10th December 2016 - Various Times
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 171 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
A new-wall based installation of large-scale cut-outs depicting a watering hole scene in the African savannah. This commission has been developed after a period of research ...More
 
 
 
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Jerwood Open Forest
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd November to 11th December 2016 - Various Times
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 171 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Installations, multimedia, performative sculpture and text by the five artists selected for the R&D stage of Jerwood Open Forest in 2016, Rebecca Beinart, Magz Hall, Keith ...More
 
 
 
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One Bare Foot Square Exhibition Traveling To London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th, 12th and 19th December 2016 - 12noon-8pm
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, Borough High Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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The Goldsmith
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Art Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
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Red Cross Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
76 Redcross Way, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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South of England Athletics Association
London > Leisure >
4th Floor, Marathon House, 115 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Colombo Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
34 Colombo Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Jerwood Space
London > Business > Venue Hire
171 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Jerwood name is synonymous with investing in the arts. Thanks to the tireless work of charitable organisation the Jerwood Foundation, large funds have been raised ... More
 
 
 
Prospero House
London > Business > Venue Hire
241 Borough High Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Located on London's vibrant South Bank, Prospero House is a large training, meeting and conference venue. Just five minute from London Bridge, there are three floors ... More
 
 
 
London Bridge - Lyon House
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160-166 Borough High St Bridge, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Snowman
Theatre | Until 1st January 2017 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadlers Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over, staged in the ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Fortnum's Christmas Arcade
Fortnum's Christmas Arcade
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Back for a second year, the Fortnum & Mason Christmas Arcade transforms the West Wing of Somerset House into a ...More

 
Skate At Somerset House
Skate At Somerset House
Seasonal | Until 15th January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...More

 
The Infinite Mix
The Infinite Mix
Exhibitions | Until 4th December 2016 

180 The Strand 7 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

The Hayward Gallery's only major off-site exhibition during its two-year refurbishment, presented with The Vinyl Factory, is an audio-visual feast ...More

 
Film Scores Live
Film Scores Live
Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 11 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Starting in October 2016, Southbank Centre presents Film Scores Live, a year-long series that shines a light on some of ...More

 
The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge
The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge
Seasonal | Until 22nd January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Part of the Southbank Centre Winter Festival celebrations, The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge is back for 2016, offering a cosy pit ...More

 
Nofit State Circus: Bianco
Nofit State Circus: Bianco
Theatre | Until 22nd January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Bringing their silver spaceship Big Top to Hungerford Car Park leading circus troupe NoFit State, present a new version of ...More

 
Southbank Centre's Winter Festival
Southbank Centre's Winter Festival
Seasonal | Until 25th January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

The Southbank Centre puts on a series of festive events and fun for all ages, in the lead up to ...More

 
 
 
 
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