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
 
Railway Stations

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London Bridge Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £69  42% off
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103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 14th, 15th and 16th April 2014 - 7.15pm-8.45pm
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London > Events > Tours  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2014
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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
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
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London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Beautiful Game
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Digital Ghosts & Children Of The Revolution: Southwark Playhouse Young Company
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Southwark Playhouse 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Richard III
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Rose Theatre 7 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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