London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

 
 
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94a Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 0EG
 
 
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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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Underground Stations

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Borough Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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